Craterocephalus lentiginosus Ivantsoff, Crowley & Allen, 1987
Freckled hardyhead
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 Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Craterocephalinae
 Max. size:  8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Oceania: known only from the Upper Roe River and Wyulda Creek (a tributary), both within the Prince Regent Reserve, northwest Kimberley area, Western Australia.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits clear flowing streams over rocky bottoms. Occurs in still or flowing streams over sandy, muddy or rocky bottoms. Collections have also been made from small isolated brackish pools on the tidal flats, in turbid water. A solitary specimen of a similar species, which may prove to be new to science, was recently collected near Rum Jungle (Northern Territory) (Ref. 44894).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 06.06.94
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 06.06.17
 Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 29.07.94

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