WoRMS taxon details

Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775)

218459  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218459)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in river mouths and muddy inshore areas. Adults move in schools. Feeds on polychaetes, small crustaceans, and small...  
Description Found in river mouths and muddy inshore areas. Adults move in schools. Feeds on polychaetes, small crustaceans, and small fish. Occurs at temperatures ranging from 26 to 29°C (Ref. 4959). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218459 on 2020-05-27
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2000-09-12 07:02:45Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Scomber edentulus Bloch, 1795) Bloch, M. E. (1795). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 9. i-ii + 1-192, Pls. 397-429. [details]   

original description  (of Leiognathus obscura Seale, 1901) Seale, A. (1901). Report of a mission to Guam. Part II. Fishes. <em>Occasional papers of Bernice P. Bishop Museum.</em> 1: 61-128., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7122392 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found in river mouths and muddy inshore areas. Adults move in schools. Feeds on polychaetes, small crustaceans, and small fish. Occurs at temperatures ranging from 26 to 29°C (Ref. 4959). [details]

Spelling spelled as L. equula in Macnae & Kalk (1958). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English common ponyfish  [details]
Japanese セイタカヒイラギ  [details]
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