Secutor megalolepis Mochizuki & Hayashi, 1989
Bigscale ponyfish
Secutor megalolepis
photo by FAO

Family:  Leiognathidae (Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes)
Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 8.4 g
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and northern Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs over soft bottom of the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 08.08.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 28.06.17

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