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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It occurs in estuarine and coastal waters. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Low vulnerability 16 of Compiled distribution map provided by rquulus resource not known].
Common Ponyfish, Leiognathus equulus (Forsskal, ) – The Australian Museum
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. Adults move in schools. Sign our Guest Book. It has faint bars on the back and sometimes a dark blotch on the dquulus.
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Distribution It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.
Record a sighting Submit a photo Receive alerts when new records are added. Occurrence records map 0 records. Adults are coastal inhabitants found on soft bottoms, usually between depths of meters. In Australia it is known from off north-western Western Australia, around the tropical north and south to southern Queensland.
Western Indian Ocean Fishing Area It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific in estuarine and coastal waters. Identification The Common Ponyfish is silvery with a brown saddle on the caudal peduncle. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.
Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records 0 records. Atlas of Living Australia. Biodiversity Heritage Library Trove. The Common Ponyfish is silvery with a brown saddle on the caudal peduncle. Name references found in Trove – NLA.
Log in My profile View profile Account settings Log in. Found in river mouths and muddy inshore areas Ref. Classification leiognatnus under the Nature Conservation Act Trawled Fishes of southern Indonesia and north-western Australia. Search website Submit Search. Compiled distribution map Compiled distribution map provided by [data resource not known].
Frequently ascend into freshwater reaches of rivers Ref. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Leiognathus equulus – Wikispecies
Habitat It occurs in estuarine and coastal waters. Active equulua day Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Important food fish in the tropics Ref. Native range Year Home Australia’s Species Leiognathus equulus: Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia.
Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. If you have oeiognathus for this taxon that you would like to share with Atlas of Living Australia, please upload using the upload tools.
Leiognathus equulus inferred accepted. Feed on polychaetes, small crustaceans, small fishes Ref. The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Ozcam map of Common Ponyfish specimens in the Australian Museums.