Genus Hypoatherina


A genus of hardyheads with 11 valid species having the following characteristics:

  • Ascending process of premaxillary long, less than horizontal length of premaxilla;
  • Lateral process of premaxilla short, conical;
  • Dentary with a prominent process on posterior end;
  • A notched anterior preopercular ridge.
  • Author: Dianne J. Bray

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    Dianne J. Bray, Hypoatherina in Fishes of Australia, accessed 28 Sep 2023,