Atherinella hubbsi ( Bussing 1979: 400 )

Angulo, Arturo, Naranjo-Elizondo, Beatriz, Rojas, Emmanuel & Ley-López, Juan Manuel, 2017, Fishes from the Tirimbina Biological Reserve, La Virgen de Sarapiquí, Heredia, Costa Rica, Check List 13 (5), pp. 683-702: 689

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Atherinella hubbsi ( Bussing 1979: 400 )


(9) Atherinella hubbsi ( Bussing 1979: 400)   ; Silverside (En), Pejerrey (Sp)

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Body very elongate and compressed; 2 dorsal fins; anal fin spine weak and flexible; caudal fin forked; gen- eral coloration light yellowish (almost transparent), dark- er dorsally, usually yellowish olive, and paler, usually white, ventrally, with a conspicuous silver stripe (usually black or dark brown bordered) along the mid-side of the body in both live and preserved specimens; fins usually transparent or light yellow (generally the dorsal and the caudal fins); maximum body length ca 90 mm SL.