Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum (Günther, 1867)
Fly-specked hardyhead
photo by Aland, G.

Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Craterocephalinae
Max. size:  7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 6.5; dH range: 5 - 10, potamodromous
Distribution:  Oceania: northern and eastern Australia and southern New Guinea.
Biology:  Occurs in rivers, small streams, lakes, ponds, reservoirs and warm springs.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 February 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.05.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.07.14

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