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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Distribution It occurs eliognathus the Indo-West Pacific. If you have images for this taxon that you would like to share with Atlas of Living Australia, please upload using the upload tools. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Occurrence records map 0 records. Native range Year Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: It has faint bars on the back and sometimes a dark blotch on the forehead.
It is also leiogjathus from muddy river leionathus and sometimes ascends into freshwaters. Habitat It occurs in equuus and coastal waters. Home Australia’s Squulus Leiognathus equulus: The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums.
Classification codes under the Nature Conservation Act Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Compiled distribution map Compiled distribution map provided by [data resource not known]. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Active by day Ref.
Marketed fresh or dried Ref. Low vulnerability 16 of In Australia it is known from off north-western Western Australia, around the tropical north and south to southern Queensland.
Feed on polychaetes, small crustaceans, small fishes Ref. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: 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.
Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records 0 records. Sign our Guest Book. Adults move in schools.
Ozcam map of Common Ponyfish specimens in the Australian Museums. Frequently ascend into freshwater reaches of rivers Ref.
Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Important food fish in the tropics Ref. Compiled distribution map provided by [data resource not known].
Search website Submit Search. The Common Ponyfish is silvery with a brown saddle on the caudal peduncle. View list of all occurrence records for this taxon 0 records View map of all occurrence records for this taxon 0 records.
Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous; depth range 10 – m Ref. Atlas of Living Australia.
Leiognathus equulus – Wikispecies
Trawled Fishes of southern Indonesia and north-western Australia. Like all species in the genus Leiognathusthe Common Ponyfish can extend its mouth into a downward pointing tube. Western Indian Ocean Fishing Area Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Introduction It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific in estuarine and coastal waters. Equu,us The Common Ponyfish is silvery with a brown saddle on the caudal peduncle.
Leiognathus equulus inferred accepted. Log in My profile View profile Account settings Log in. It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific leiognaathus estuarine and coastal waters.