Taxonomic citation. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine. Common Ponyfish, Leiognathus equulus (Forsskal, ). Scientific name: Leiognathus equulus. Updated: 12/10/ Read time: 2 minutes. A Common Ponyfish, Leiognathus equulus, from a farmer’s market, Metro Manila, Cubao, Philippines. Source: Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution.
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Occurrence records map 0 records. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous; depth range 10 – m Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Biodiversity Heritage Library Trove. Native range Year The anal fin leiofnathus yellowish.
If you have images for this taxon that you would like to share with Atlas of Living Australia, please upload using the upload tools. It has faint bars on the back and sometimes a dark blotch on the forehead. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.
Found in river mouths and muddy inshore areas Ref. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Atlas of Living Australia.
Name references found in Trove – NLA. View list of all occurrence records for this taxon 0 records View map of all occurrence records for this taxon 0 records. Important food fish in the tropics Ref.
Trawled Fishes of southern Indonesia and north-western Australia. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. Western Indian Ocean Fishing Area Marketed fresh or dried Ref. In Australia it is known leioghathus off north-western Western Australia, around the tropical north and south to southern Queensland.
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It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific in estuarine and coastal waters. Entered by Luna, Susan M. Equulud occurs in estuarine and coastal waters. Like all species in the genus Leiognathusthe Common Ponyfish can extend its mouth into a downward pointing tube.
Juveniles are commonly found in mangrove estuaries and tidal creeks, sometimes entering the lower reaches of freshwater streams Ref. Leiognathus equulus inferred accepted. Ozcam map of Common Ponyfish specimens in the Australian Museums.
Common Ponyfish, Leiognathus equulus (Forsskal, ) – The Australian Museum
Active by day Ref. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Frequently ascend into freshwater reaches of rivers Ref. Low vulnerability 16 of Introduction It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific in estuarine and coastal waters.
Leiognathus equulus – Wikispecies
Habitat It occurs in estuarine and coastal waters. Compiled distribution map provided by [data resource not known]. Log in My profile View profile Account settings Log in. Sign our Guest Book.
Adults move in schools. Compiled distribution map Compiled distribution map provided by [data resource not known]. Classification codes under the Nature Conservation Act Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records 0 records. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums.
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The Common Ponyfish is silvery with a brown saddle on the caudal peduncle. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3. Home Australia’s Species Leiognathus equulus: Distribution It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific.
No images available for this taxon If you have images for this taxon that you would like to share with Atlas of Living Australia, please upload using the upload tools. It is also known from muddy river mouths and sometimes ascends into freshwaters. Search website Submit Search.