Leiognathidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa 3832 (1), pp. 1-247: 84

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3832.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BAB612A4-03DB-4958-BEB1-92DE278FBB90

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6A5BAE7A-DA44-FFDF-3AAA-FF43995CFD01

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scientific name

Leiognathidae
status

 

Leiognathidae 

Eubleekeria splendens (Cuvier, 1829)  —Splendid toothpony

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on CSIROAbout CSIRO material ( CSIROAbout CSIRO A. 180, A. 181, A. 182). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. India east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Schooling in coastal waters, 10– 100 m. Marine.

Gazza rhombea Kimura, Yamashita & Iwatsuki, 2000  —Rhomboid toothpony

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on AMS material ( AMS I. 16664 -001). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Pakistan east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Schooling in coastal waters, 10– 50 m. Marine.

Leiognathus equulus  (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) —Common ponyfish

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on AMS and WAMAbout WAM material ( AMS I. 16749 -019; WAMAbout WAM P. 27411 -009).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to eastern Caroline Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in river mouths and muddy inshore areas, often in mangrove areas, and on soft bottoms, 0– 70 m. Transitional water and marine.

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

WAM

Western Australian Museum