Atherinopsidae

Family Atherinopsidae

Description

The Atherinopsidae are tropical and temperate marine and freshwater fishes, colloquially called “silversides”. Atherinopsidae contains 13 genera and 109 species, of which 4 species are known from internal North Carolina waters, and many more transient species from the marine environment.

 Species List

Labidesthes sicculus Brook Silverside Range Map
Labidesthes vanhyningi Southern Brook Silverside Range Map
Menidia beryllina Inland Silverside Range Map
Menidia extensa Waccamaw Silverside Range Map

 

Southern Brook Silverside - Labidesthes vanhyningi
Southern Brook Silverside – Labidesthes vanhyningi

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