Kestratherina esox (Klunzinger, 1872)
Pikehead hardyhead
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Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Atherininae
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to southern Australia.
Biology:  Found in inshore waters (Ref. 7300). A schooling species (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 23.04.99
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 29.10.08

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