Tropical Hardyhead (species: Hypoatherina tropicalis) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Hypoatherina tropicalis
Tropical Hardyhead
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Atheriniformes
Family Atherinidae
Genus Hypoatherina
Species Hypoatherina tropicalis

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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References that assist with identification

  • Leis, J.M. and B.M. Carson-Ewart (2000). Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes Brill, Leiden, pp. 1-850. LIRS catalog number 660.

Other references

  • Schmitt, P.D. (1984). Marking growth increments in otoliths of larval and juvenile fish by immersion in tetracycline to examine the rate of increment formation, Fishery Bulletin, 82(1): 236-242. LIRS catalog number 180.