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Species profile—Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum (flyspecked hardyhead)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Atherinidae (hardyheads) → Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum (flyspecked hardyhead)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Atherinidae (hardyheads)
Scientific name
Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum (Günther, 1867)
Common name
flyspecked hardyhead
WildNet taxon ID
26920
Synonym(s)
Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum fulvus
Craterocephalus worrelli
Atherinichthys maculatus
Atherina stercusmuscarum
Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum stercusmuscarum
Alternate name(s)
fly-specked hardyhead
western freshwater hardyhead
Mitchellian hardyhead
fly speckled hardyhead
line-eye
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=26920

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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