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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Leiognathidae Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes

Genus: Secutor

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7 species (see list below)

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

Secutor hanedai

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Secutor indicius Monkolprasit, 1973

Photo by CSIRO
Secutor indicius

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Secutor insidiator (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
Secutor insidiator
[Pugnose ponyfish]

Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Secutor interruptus (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.
Secutor interruptus
[Pig-nosed pony-fish]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

Secutor mazavasaoka
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

Secutor megalolepis
[Bigscale ponyfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Secutor ruconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by CSIRO
Secutor ruconius
[Deep pugnose ponyfish]
7 Species of Family Leiognathidae with Genus Secutor
(Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1989 Secutor hanedai Indo-West Pacific 7.1 SL
1973 Secutor indicius Western Pacific 8.8 SL
1787 Secutor insidiator Pugnose ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 11.3 SL
1835 Secutor interruptus Pig-nosed pony-fish Indo-Pacific 6.4 SL
2011 Secutor mazavasaoka Indian Ocean 10.9 SL
1989 Secutor megalolepis Bigscale ponyfish Western Pacific 4.8 SL
1822 Secutor ruconius Deep pugnose ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL

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