Craterocephalus

Craterocephalus is a genus of small and slender brackish or freshwater silversides from Australia and New Guinea. It is the most diverse genus in the family Atherinidae, containing 25 of the 71 species.

Craterocephalus
Craterocephalus eyresii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinidae
Subfamily: Craterocephalinae
Genus: Craterocephalus
McCulloch, 1912
Type species
Craterocephalus fluviatilis
McCulloch, 1912[1]
Species

See text

Synonyms[2]
  • Allanetta Whitley, 1943
  • Quirichthys Whitley, 1951
  • Quiris Whitley, 1950

Species

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[3]

References

  1. Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Craterocephalus". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  2. Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Atherinidae genera". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  3. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Craterocephalus in FishBase. June 2012 version.


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