SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=318) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Secutor') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Leiognathidae Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes

Genus: Secutor

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Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Secutor hanedai Mochizuki & Hayashi, 1989

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Secutor hanedai

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Secutor indicius Monkolprasit, 1973

Photo by CSIRO
Secutor indicius

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Secutor insidiator (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
Secutor insidiator
[Pugnose ponyfish]

Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Secutor interruptus (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.
Secutor interruptus
[Pig-nosed pony-fish]
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

Secutor mazavasaoka

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Secutor megalolepis Mochizuki & Hayashi, 1989

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Secutor megalolepis
[Bigscale ponyfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Secutor ruconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
Secutor ruconius
[Deep pugnose ponyfish]

7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Secutor hanedai Indo-West Pacific 9.1 TL 1989
Secutor indicius Western Pacific 8.8 SL 1973
Secutor insidiator Pugnose ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 11.3 SL 1787
Secutor interruptus Pig-nosed pony-fish Indo-Pacific 6.4 SL 1835
Secutor mazavasaoka Indian Ocean 10.9 SL 2011
Secutor megalolepis Bigscale ponyfish Western Pacific 7.5 TL 1989
Secutor ruconius Deep pugnose ponyfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL 1822

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