Taxon profile


ponyfishes or slipmouths
Leiognathidae Th.N. Gill, 1893

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Acanthuriformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

genus Aurigequula Fowler, 1918
genus Equulites Fowler, 1904
genus Eubleekeria Fowler, 1904
genus Gazza Rüppell, 1835
genus Leiognathus Lacépède, 1802
genus Nuchequula Whitley, 1932
genus Photolateralis Sparks & Chakrabarty, 2015
genus Photopectoralis Sparks, Dunlap & Smith, 2005
genus Secutor Gistel, 1848

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/244]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Leiognathidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Leiognathidae]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Leiognathidae Th.N. Gill, 1893]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 12 May 2007]

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