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Craterocephalus fluviatilis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII ATHERINIFORMES ATHERINIDAE

Scientific Name: Craterocephalus fluviatilis
Species Authority: McCulloch, 1912
Common Name(s):
English Murray Hardyhead
Synonym(s):
Craterocephalus fluviatillis McCulloch, 1912 [orth. error]

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c, B1+2ab ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Wager, R.
History:
1994 Vulnerable (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the Murray-Darling River system. It has been reported from a number of lakes including Alexandrina (South Australia), Hattah (Victoria) and the Kerang Lakes area (New South Wales).
Countries:
Native:
Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits the margins of slow, lowland rivers, and lakes, billabongs and backwaters.
Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Wager, R. 1996. Craterocephalus fluviatilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 August 2014.
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