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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinidae Silversides
Subfamily: Atherinomorinae
Genus: Hypoatherina

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypoatherina barnesi Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Hypoatherina barnesi
[Barnes' silverside]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Hypoatherina celebesensis
[Sulawesi Silverside]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Hypoatherina crenolepis (Schultz, 1953)

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Hypoatherina crenolepis
[Crenulated silverside]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Hypoatherina golanii
[Red Sea silverside]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypoatherina harringtonensis (Goode, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Hypoatherina harringtonensis
[Reef silverside]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Hypoatherina lunata
[Okinawan silverside]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Hypoatherina macrophthalma
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Hypoatherina ovalaua (Herre, 1935)

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Hypoatherina ovalaua
[Fijian silverside]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypoatherina temminckii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoatherina temminckii
[Samoan silverside]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Hypoatherina tropicalis (Whitley, 1948)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoatherina tropicalis
[Whitley's silverside]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Hypoatherina tsurugae (Jordan & Starks, 1901)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Hypoatherina tsurugae
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypoatherina valenciennei (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Hypoatherina valenciennei
[Sumatran silverside]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hypoatherina woodwardi (Jordan & Starks, 1901)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Hypoatherina woodwardi
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hypoatherina barnesi Barnes' silverside Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1953
Hypoatherina celebesensis Sulawesi Silverside Western Pacific 6.6 SL 2012
Hypoatherina crenolepis Crenulated silverside Western Pacific 6.5 TL 1953
Hypoatherina golanii Red Sea silverside Western Indian Ocean 7.6 SL 2012
Hypoatherina harringtonensis Reef silverside Western Atlantic 10 TL 1877
Hypoatherina lunata Okinawan silverside Western Pacific 6.4 SL 2012
Hypoatherina macrophthalma Western Pacific, from Vie 5.7 SL 2012
Hypoatherina ovalaua Fijian silverside Western Central Pacific 7.8 SL 1935
Hypoatherina temminckii Samoan silverside Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1854
Hypoatherina tropicalis Whitley's silverside Western Pacific 12.5 TL 1948
Hypoatherina tsurugae Northwest Pacific 15 SL 1901
Hypoatherina valenciennei Sumatran silverside Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1854
Hypoatherina woodwardi Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1901



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