Pima hardyhead

The Pima hardyhead (Craterocephalus pimatuae) is a species of silverside in the family Atherinidae which is endemic to Papua New Guinea.[2] This species was described in 1991 by Walter Ivantsoff, Lucy Crowley and Gerald R. Allen with the type locality given as the junction of Pima and Tua rivers.[3] It has not been recorded since the collection of the types.[2]

Pima hardyhead
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinidae
Genus: Craterocephalus
C. pimatuae
Binomial name
Craterocephalus pimatuae
Crowley, Ivantsoff & G. R. Allen, 1991


  1. Allen, G. (1996). "Craterocephalus pimatuae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T5497A11233547. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  2. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2019). "Craterocephalus pimatuae" in FishBase. April 2019 version.
  3. Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Craterocephalus pimatuae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 22 July 2019.

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