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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)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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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.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled 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.
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.

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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