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Equulites elongatus

(Günther 1874)

Equulites elongatus was originally described as Equula elongatus by Günther in 1874. It belongs to the family Leiognathidae and subfamily Gazzinae. It is commonly known as Elongate slimy but has many other common names such as Elongate slimy in USA (contiguous states), Hime-hiiragi in Japan, Slender ponyfish in Papua New Guinea, Sapsap in Philippines, Elongate slimy in South Africa, Spits slymvis in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1874
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Leiognathidae
Gazzinae Gazzinae
Genus   Equulites
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Leiognathidae
Subfamily   Gazzinae
Genus   Equulites
Original Name   Equula        
Taxon Name   elongata
Original Combination   Equula elongata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Equula elongata
OriginalSubGenus   Equula
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1874
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gazzinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   North Sulawesi.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1872.4.6.105
Page   369 [2]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Equulites elongatus
Current Species elongatus
Current Genus Equulites
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1874
Current Family Leiognathidae
Current Subfamily
Gazzinae Gazzinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 20 to 100 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Equulites elongatus  (Günther 1874). Leiognathidae: Gazzinae.
Name History   •Valid as Leiognathus elongatus (Günther 1874) -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:127 [ref. 19754], Dunlap & McFall-Ngai 1984:884 [ref. 21845], Uyeno & Yabumoto in Masuda et al. 1984:158 [ref. 6441], Jones 1985:581 [ref. 21842], Smith 1986:620 [ref. 5712], Allen & Swainston 1988:76 [ref. 25477], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:346 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:118 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:164 [ref. 25488], Fricke 1999:261 [ref. 24106], Nakabo 2000:810 [ref. 25086], Woodland in Randall & Lim 2000:617 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:33 [ref. 25847], Woodland et al. 2001:2807 [ref. 26095], Nakabo 2002:810 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:334, 609 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S108 [ref. 27377], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:33 [ref. 27712], Ikejima et al. 2004:908 [ref. 27755], Sparks & Dunlap 2004:7 [ref. 27928], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:276 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:240 [ref. 28239], Ra et al. 2005:92 [ref. 28304], Hoese & Bray 2006:1179 [ref. 29000]). ▐ Valid as Photoplagios elongatus (Günther 1874) -- (Sparks 2006:1 [ref. 28783], Sparks & Chakrabarty 2007:622 [ref. 29261]). •Valid as Equulites elongata (Günther 1874) -- (Kimura et al. 2008:204 [ref. 29614], Chakrabarty et al. 2010:18 [ref. 30812], Chakrabarty et al. 2010:120 [ref. 31090], Golani et al. 2011:S75 [ref. 31436]. Larson et al. 2013:126 [ref. 32988]). •Valid as Equulites elongatus (Günther 1874) -- (Bogorodsky et al. 2014:423 [ref. 33460], Suzuki & Kimura 2017:[7] [ref. 35231], Ali et al. 2018:324 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:189 [ref. 35805], Eagderi et al. 2019:75 [ref. 37020], Fricke et al. 2019:149 [ref. 36673], Psomadakis et al. 2020:437 [ref. 37272]).

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absconditus Equulites absconditus Chakrabarty [P.] & Sparks [J. S.] in Chakrabarty, Chu, Nahar & Sparks 2010Valid
aethopos Equulites aethopos Suzuki [H.] & Kimura [S.] 2017Valid
antongil Equulites antongil (Sparks [J. S.] 2006)Synonym
klunzingeri Equulites klunzingeri (Steindachner [F.] 1898)Valid
laterofenestra Equulites laterofenestra (Sparks [J. S.] & Chakrabarty [P.] 2007)Valid
leuciscus Equulites leuciscus (Günther [A.] 1860)Valid
lineolatus Equulites lineolatus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Valid
moretoniensis Equulites moretoniensis (Ogilby [J. D.] 1912)Synonym
rivulatus Equulites rivulatus (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1845)Valid
stercorarius Equulites stercorarius (Evermann [B. W.] & Seale [A.] 1907)Synonym
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