Category: Fishes | Resource

Deep pugnose ponyfish, Secutor reconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Leiognathiidae (Ponyfishes, slimys, or slipmouths) Genus: Secutor Species: S. reconius

Synonyms Chanda ruconius Hamilton, 1822 Equula ruconia (Hamilton, 1822) Equula ruconius (Hamilton, 1822) Leiognathus ruconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Deep pugnose ponyfish Bangladesh: Chanda (চান্দা), Tak chanda (টাক চান্দা) and Thutni chanda (ঠুটি চান্দা)

Distribution: Indo-west Pacific (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in …read more