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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 218459

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathus Lacepède, 1802
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEquula caballa Valenciennes, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEquula edentula (Bloch, 1795)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEquula ensifera Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEquula totta Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathus argenteus Lacepède, 1802
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathus edentulus (Bloch, 1795)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathus equula (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiognathus obscura Seale, 1901
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber edentulus Bloch, 1795
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber equula Forsskål, 1775
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon ponyfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGazi Bay [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSanya equulus Song & Chen, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaricolax longispina Ho & Lin, 2005 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (36 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (51 nucleotides; 35 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling spelled as L. equula in Macnae & Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218459
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-12 07:02:45Z  changed  Govaerts, Ann
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218459 on 2014-09-17
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