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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gasterosteiformes
Family: Gasterosteidae Sticklebacks and tubesnouts

Genus: Pungitius

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Asia

 
Pungitius bussei
[]

Photo by Keivany, Y.

Europe
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Pungitius hellenicus Stephanidis, 1971

Photo by Keivany, Y.
 
Pungitius hellenicus
[]

Photo by Keivany, Y.

Euorope
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pungitius laevis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Keivany, Y.
 
Pungitius laevis
[Smoothtail ninespine stickleback]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Pungitius platygaster (Kessler, 1859)

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Pungitius platygaster
[Southern ninespine stickleback]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Pungitius polyakovi
[]

Photo by Hartl, A.

Circumarctic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pungitius pungitius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Pungitius pungitius
[Ninespine stickleback]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Pungitius sinensis (Guichenot, 1869)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Pungitius sinensis
[Amur stickleback]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pungitius stenurus
[]

Photo by Keivany, Y.

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pungitius tymensis (Nikolskii, 1889)

Photo by Keivany, Y.
 
Pungitius tymensis
[Sakhalin stickleback]
9 Species of Family Gasterosteidae with Genus Pungitius
(Sticklebacks and tubesnouts)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Pungitius bussei Asia
1971 Pungitius hellenicus Europe 4.5 SL
1829 Pungitius laevis Smoothtail ninespine stickleback Euorope 8 SL
1859 Pungitius platygaster Southern ninespine stickleback Europe and Asia 6 SL
2005 Pungitius polyakovi Northwest Pacific 5.1 SL
1758 Pungitius pungitius Ninespine stickleback Circumarctic 9 TL
1869 Pungitius sinensis Amur stickleback Asia 9 SL
1876 Pungitius stenurus Asia
1889 Pungitius tymensis Sakhalin stickleback Asia 7 TL



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