Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37246004

Species Atherinason hepsetoides (Richardson, 1843)

Smallscale Hardyhead, Dannevig's Hardyhead, Deepwater Hardyhead, Richardson's Hardyhead, Small-scale Hardyhead, Vera's Hardyhead


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Sydney Harbour, NSW (33º51´S) to Ceduna, SA (133º41´E) and TAS; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, pelagic, schooling.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
21-Jul-2014 ATHERINIFORMES 27-Mar-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Feb-2010 (import)