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CAAB: 37246018

Species Craterocephalus dalhousiensis Ivantsoff & Glover, 1974

Dalhousie Hardyhead



Unmack & Dowling (2010) suggested that this species might be hybridizing with Craterocephalus gloveri or that the two nominal species may belong to the same species.




South Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Restricted to Dalhousie Springs, SA (26º26'S, 135º29´E); tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


SA: Stony Plains (STP)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • South Australia: Lake Eyre basin

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Freshwater, pelagic.


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 14-Jul-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Feb-2010 (import)