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Southern Atherine

ATHERINA AUSTRALIS

Au vere distincta ab A. hepseto Lin.? A. pinna ani radiis sedecim. Corpus subferrugineum. Cauda forsicata. Fascia lateralis nitidissima.

Doubtful whether really distinct from the A. hepsetus of Linnæus.

Atherine with the anal fin furnished with sixteen rays.

The body is of a subferruginous cast. The tail forked. The lateral line extremely bright.

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