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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Leiognathidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 341010 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Eubleekeria splendens    (Cuvier, 1829)
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2009-01-06.
Occurrence locations [604] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 3 to 65 m.

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Family: 37 341 Leiognathidae (Ponyfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Blacktip Ponyfish
Common Names List: black-tipped ponyfish
Organism Type: a ponyfish
Synonyms: Equula ovalis De Vis, 1884
Equula simplex De Vis, 1884
Leiognathus devisi Whitley 1929 (all junior synonyms)
Leiognathus splendens [in most references prior to 2008]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 341908     Eubleekeria spp.
Scientific Name Notes:Kimura et al 2008 (Ich. Res 55: 22-42) examined the only existing syntype of Leiognathus devisi Whitley 1929, and concluded that it was a junior synonym of Leiognathus splendens. In the same volume, Kimura et al 2008 noted that the correct name was Eubleekeria splendens.
Previous Codes
(if any)

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 2219
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
ITIS (USA) 168800

View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-10-19
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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