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Kestratherina esox (Klunzinger, 1872)
PIKEHEAD HARDYHEAD
Pike-head Hardyhead; Pike-headed Hardyhead; Atherinichthys cephalotes Castelnau, 1872; Atherinichthys modesta Castelnau, 1872; Atherinichthys picta Castelnau, 1872; Atherinichthys esox Klunzinger, 1872

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Kestratherina esox (Klunzinger , 1872)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Atherinidae (Silversides) > Atherininae
Etymology: Kestratherina: Greek, kestra, -as = grey mullet +Greek, atherina, the Greek name for the eperlane; 1770 (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Klunzinger .

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Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic.   Temperate; 32°S - 40°S

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Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to southern Australia.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33839 )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in inshore waters (Ref. 7300 ). A schooling species (Ref. 75154 ).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Dyer, Brian S. | Collaborators

Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley , 1989. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 7. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 665 p. (Ref. 7300 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 15.1 - 17.9, mean 16.4 (based on 54 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  4.1   ±0.0 se; Based on diet studies. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .

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