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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinidae Silversides
Subfamily: Craterocephalinae
Genus: Craterocephalus

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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus amniculus
[Darling river hardyhead]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Craterocephalus capreoli Rendahl, 1922

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Craterocephalus capreoli
[North-west hardyhead]
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Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus centralis
[Finke river hardyhead]



Oceania
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Craterocephalus cuneiceps Whitley, 1944

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Craterocephalus cuneiceps
[Deep hardyhead]
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Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Craterocephalus dalhousiensis
[Dalhousie hardyhead]
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Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Craterocephalus eyresii
[Lake Eyre hardyhead]
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Craterocephalus fistularis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus fluviatilis
[Murray hardyhead]
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Craterocephalus fulvus
[Unspecked hardyhead]
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Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus gloveri
[Glovers hardyhead]
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Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus helenae
[Drysdale hardyhead]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Craterocephalus honoriae (Ogilby, 1912)

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Craterocephalus honoriae
[Estuarine hardyhead]
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Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus kailolae
[Kailola's hardyhead]
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Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Craterocephalus lacustris
[Kutubu hardyhead]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus laisapi
[]
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Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus lentiginosus
[Freckled hardyhead]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus marianae
[Magela hardyhead]
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Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus marjoriae
[Marjorie's hardyhead]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Craterocephalus mugiloides (McCulloch, 1912)

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Craterocephalus mugiloides
[Spotted hardyhead]



Australia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Craterocephalus munroi Crowley & Ivantsoff, 1988

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Craterocephalus munroi
[Munro's hardyhead]
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus nouhuysi
[Mountain hardyhead]
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Craterocephalus pauciradiatus
[Few-ray hardyhead]
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Craterocephalus pimatuae
[Pima hardyhead]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus randi
[Kubuna hardyhead]



Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum (Günther, 1867)

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Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum
[Fly-specked hardyhead]
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Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Craterocephalus stramineus
[Blackmast]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Craterocephalus amniculus Darling river hardyhead Oceania 5.5 SL 1990
Craterocephalus capreoli North-west hardyhead Western Pacific 8.5 TL 1922
Craterocephalus centralis Finke river hardyhead Oceania 7.5 SL 1990
Craterocephalus cuneiceps Deep hardyhead Oceania 8.5 SL 1944
Craterocephalus dalhousiensis Dalhousie hardyhead Oceania 8 TL 1974
Craterocephalus eyresii Lake Eyre hardyhead Oceania 10 TL 1883
Craterocephalus fistularis Asia 1995
Craterocephalus fluviatilis Murray hardyhead Oceania 7 SL 1912
Craterocephalus fulvus Unspecked hardyhead Oceania 1987
Craterocephalus gloveri Glovers hardyhead Oceania 5.2 SL 1990
Craterocephalus helenae Drysdale hardyhead Oceania 8 SL 1987
Craterocephalus honoriae Estuarine hardyhead Western Pacific 7 TL 1912
Craterocephalus kailolae Kailola's hardyhead Oceania 6 SL 1987
Craterocephalus lacustris Kutubu hardyhead Oceania 14 TL 1940
Craterocephalus laisapi Asia 4.3 SL 2005
Craterocephalus lentiginosus Freckled hardyhead Oceania 8 SL 1987
Craterocephalus marianae Magela hardyhead Oceania 7.5 SL 1987
Craterocephalus marjoriae Marjorie's hardyhead Oceania 8.5 SL 1948
Craterocephalus mugiloides Spotted hardyhead Eastern Indian Ocean and 7 TL 1912
Craterocephalus munroi Munro's hardyhead Australia 5 TL 1988
Craterocephalus nouhuysi Mountain hardyhead Asia and Oceania 10 SL 1910
Craterocephalus pauciradiatus Few-ray hardyhead Eastern Indian Ocean 1861
Craterocephalus pimatuae Pima hardyhead Oceania 1991
Craterocephalus randi Kubuna hardyhead Asia and Oceania 8 SL 1934
Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum Fly-specked hardyhead Oceania 7 SL 1867
Craterocephalus stramineus Blackmast Oceania 6.5 SL 1950



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