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Family: Leiognathidae Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes



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48 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Aurigequula fasciata (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Aurigequula fasciata
[Striped ponyfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Equulites absconditus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Equulites antongil
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Equulites elongatus (Günther, 1874)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Equulites elongatus
[Slender ponyfish]

Photo by FAO

Red Sea. Mediterranean Se
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Equulites klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1898)

Photo by FAO
 
Equulites klunzingeri
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Equulites laterofenestra
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Equulites leuciscus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Equulites leuciscus
[Whipfin ponyfish]

Photo by Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Equulites lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan
 
Equulites lineolatus
[Ornate ponyfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm FL
Equulites moretoniensis (Ogilby, 1912)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Equulites moretoniensis
[Moreton Bay ponyfish]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm FL
Equulites rivulatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Equulites rivulatus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Equulites stercorarius (Evermann & Seale, 1907)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Equulites stercorarius
[Oblong slipmouth]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL

 
Eubleekeria jonesi
[Jones’ pony fish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Eubleekeria kupanensis
[Kupang pony fish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Eubleekeria rapsoni (Munro, 1964)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Eubleekeria rapsoni
[Rapson's ponyfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Eubleekeria splendens (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Eubleekeria splendens
[Splendid ponyfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Gazza achlamys Jordan & Starks, 1917

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gazza achlamys
[Smalltoothed ponyfish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Gazza dentex
[Ovoid toothpony]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm FL
Gazza minuta (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Gazza minuta
[Toothpony]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Gazza rhombea
[Rhomboid toothpony]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Gazza squamiventralis
[Scaled belly toothpony]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Karalla daura (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Karalla daura
[Goldstripe ponyfish]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Karalla dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by FAO
 
Karalla dussumieri
[Dussumier's ponyfish]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Leiognathus berbis (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by FAO
 
Leiognathus berbis
[Berber ponyfish]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Leiognathus brevirostris (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Leiognathus brevirostris
[Shortnose ponyfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Leiognathus equulus
[Common ponyfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Leiognathus longispinis (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Leiognathus longispinis
[Longspine ponyfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Leiognathus oblongus (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Leiognathus oblongus
[Oblong ponyfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Leiognathus parviceps
[]
No picture found
Western Paciific
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Leiognathus robustus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Leiognathus striatus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Nuchequula blochii (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nuchequula blochii
[Twoblotch ponyfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Nuchequula flavaxilla
[Yellowspotted ponyfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Nuchequula gerreoides (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nuchequula gerreoides
[Decorated ponyfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Nuchequula glenysae
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Nuchequula longicornis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Nuchequula mannusella
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Nuchequula nuchalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Nuchequula nuchalis
[Spotnape ponyfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Photopectoralis aureus (Abe & Haneda, 1972)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Photopectoralis aureus
[Golden ponyfish]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Photopectoralis bindus (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Photopectoralis bindus
[Orangefin ponyfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Photopectoralis hataii
[Hatai's ponyfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Photopectoralis panayensis
[Panay ponyfish]
No picture found
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.

Indo-Pacific
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]
48 Species of Family Leiognathidae
(Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1803 Aurigequula fasciata Striped ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 21 TL
2010 Equulites absconditus Northwest Pacific 9.8 SL
2006 Equulites antongil Western Indian Ocean
1874 Equulites elongatus Slender ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 12 TL
1898 Equulites klunzingeri Red Sea. Mediterranean Se 11 SL
2007 Equulites laterofenestra Western Pacific 12.8 SL
1860 Equulites leuciscus Whipfin ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1835 Equulites lineolatus Ornate ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1912 Equulites moretoniensis Moreton Bay ponyfish Western Pacific 11.2 FL
1845 Equulites rivulatus Western Pacific 10 FL
1907 Equulites stercorarius Oblong slipmouth Indo-West Pacific 10.2 SL
1971 Eubleekeria jonesi Jones’ pony fish Indo-West Pacific 13.9 SL
2005 Eubleekeria kupanensis Kupang pony fish Western Pacific 8 SL
1964 Eubleekeria rapsoni Rapson's ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 6.7 SL
1829 Eubleekeria splendens Splendid ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 17 TL
1917 Gazza achlamys Smalltoothed ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 17 TL
1835 Gazza dentex Ovoid toothpony Indo-Pacific 11.6 SL
1795 Gazza minuta Toothpony Indo-Pacific 21 FL
2000 Gazza rhombea Rhomboid toothpony Indo-West Pacific 17.6 SL
2001 Gazza squamiventralis Scaled belly toothpony Western Indian Ocean 9.6 SL
1829 Karalla daura Goldstripe ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1835 Karalla dussumieri Dussumier's ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1835 Leiognathus berbis Berber ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 11 TL
1835 Leiognathus brevirostris Shortnose ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 13.5 TL
1775 Leiognathus equulus Common ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 28 TL
1835 Leiognathus longispinis Longspine ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 16 TL
1835 Leiognathus oblongus Oblong ponyfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1835 Leiognathus parviceps Indo-West Pacific
2004 Leiognathus robustus Western Paciific 18.3 SL
1991 Leiognathus striatus Western Indian Ocean
1835 Nuchequula blochii Twoblotch ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
2008 Nuchequula flavaxilla Yellowspotted ponyfish Western Central Pacific 10.9 SL
1851 Nuchequula gerreoides Decorated ponyfish Indo-West Pacific. 12.5 SL
2008 Nuchequula glenysae Western Pacific 7.3 SL
2008 Nuchequula longicornis Western Pacific 7.9 SL
2007 Nuchequula mannusella Northwest Pacific 10.1 SL
1845 Nuchequula nuchalis Spotnape ponyfish Northwest Pacific 25 TL
1972 Photopectoralis aureus Golden ponyfish Western Pacific 10 TL
1835 Photopectoralis bindus Orangefin ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 11 TL
1972 Photopectoralis hataii Hatai's ponyfish Western Central Pacific 4.8 SL
2003 Photopectoralis panayensis Panay ponyfish Western Central Pacific 8.3 SL
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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