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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinidae Silversides
Subfamily: Atherinomorinae
Genus: Atherinomorus

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9 species
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Atherinomorus endrachtensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Atherinomorus endrachtensis
[Eendracht Land silverside]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Atherinomorus forskalii (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Bariche, M.
 
Atherinomorus forskalii
[Red Sea hardyhead silverside]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm FL
Atherinomorus insularum (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Atherinomorus insularum
[Hawaiian Islands silverside]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Atherinomorus lacunosus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Atherinomorus lacunosus
[Wide-banded hardyhead silverside]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Atherinomorus lineatus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Atherinomorus lineatus
[Lined silverside]
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Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Atherinomorus pinguis
[Narrow-banded hardyhead silverside]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Atherinomorus regina (Seale, 1910)

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Atherinomorus regina
[Culion silverside]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Atherinomorus stipes (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Modder, T.
 
Atherinomorus stipes
[Hardhead silverside]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Atherinomorus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

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Atherinomorus vaigiensis
[Ogilby's hardyhead]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Atherinomorus endrachtensis Eendracht Land silverside Western Central Pacific 9 SL 1825
Atherinomorus forskalii Red Sea hardyhead silverside Western Indian Ocean 13.3 SL 1838
Atherinomorus insularum Hawaiian Islands silverside Eastern Central Pacific 9.8 FL 1903
Atherinomorus lacunosus Wide-banded hardyhead silverside Indo-Pacific 25 TL 1801
Atherinomorus lineatus Lined silverside Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL 1872
Atherinomorus pinguis Narrow-banded hardyhead silverside Indo-West Pacific, widely 13.6 SL 1803
Atherinomorus regina Culion silverside Western Pacific 7 TL 1910
Atherinomorus stipes Hardhead silverside Western Atlantic 10 TL 1848
Atherinomorus vaigiensis Ogilby's hardyhead Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1825



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