Teramulus kieneri Smith, 1965
Kiener's silverside
photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Atherinomorinae
Max. size:  5.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; freshwater; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Africa: around Tamatave, eastern coast of Madagascar. One specimen from Antikotazo near Ambilobe on the north west coast of Madagascar has been collected among the type specimens of Teramulus waterloti.
Biology:  Unlikely to be used for human consumption, possibly used as bait.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 June 2016 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.10.90
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 02.07.94

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