Hannia

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Hannia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Terapontidae
Genus: Hannia
Vari, 1978
Species: H. greenwayi
Binomial name
Hannia greenwayi
Vari, 1978

Hannia is a monotypic genus of fish in the family Terapontidae containing the single species Hannia greenwayi. Common names include Greenway's grunter. It is endemic to Australia, where it is known only from the Hann River.[1]

Biology[edit]

The fish is omnivorous. The male guards and tends the eggs. The fish develops a pattern of dark bars across its body as a stress response.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Hannia greenwayi. FishBase. 2013.

References[edit]

  • Wager, R. 1996. Hannia greenwayi. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 26 June 2013.
  • Hannia greenwayi. Atlas of Living Australia.