Craterocephalus lentiginosus Ivantsoff, Crowley & Allen, 1987
Freckled hardyhead
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Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Craterocephalinae
Max. size:  8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Oceania: known only from the Upper Roe River and Wyulda Creek (a tributary), both within the Prince Regent Reserve, northwest Kimberley area, Western Australia.
Biology:  Inhabits clear flowing streams over rocky bottoms. Occurs in still or flowing streams over sandy, muddy or rocky bottoms. Collections have also been made from small isolated brackish pools on the tidal flats, in turbid water. A solitary specimen of a similar species, which may prove to be new to science, was recently collected near Rum Jungle (Northern Territory) (Ref. 44894).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 February 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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