Sashatherina gigantea Ivantsoff & Allen, 2011
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Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Craterocephalinae
Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Indonesia, West Papua.
Diagnosis:  The species in this genus possess very numerous small scales with a maximum midlateral scale count of 60 and up to 17 rows of transverse scales; all scales crenulated; lower jaw very pronounced, protruding beyond the anterior border of the premaxilla; eye quite small (Ref. 86256).
Biology:  Anectodal reports for maximum length reach 35 cm TL (Ref. 86256).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 03 December 2019 (B1ac(i)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.01.11
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 22.03.21
Checked by: Bailly, Nicolas - 22.03.21

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