Equulites elongatus (Günther 1874),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 149

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Equulites elongatus (Günther 1874)


Equulites elongatus (Günther 1874)  —Slender ponyfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Lewis et al. (1974); reported from Kavieng, New Ireland as Leiognathus elongatus  by Kailola (1975: 126). KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Schooling in coastal waters, 20–100 m depth. Marine.