Scientific Name
Eubleekeria splendens
Eubleekeria splendens黑邊布氏鰏
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 10 - 100M
Chinese 黑邊布氏鰏 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰏科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F366 Leiognathidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黑邊布氏鰏 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 碗米仔、金錢仔、黑邊鰏、狗祈(澎湖)、狗扁(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Vizagaptam, India 
Synonyms Equula argentea, Equula caballa, Equula gomorah, Equula ovalis, Equula simplex, Equula splendens, Eubleekeria ovalis, Goomorah karah, Leiognathus devisi, Leiognathus equula, Leiognathus nuchalis, Leiognathus ovalis, Leiognathus philippinus ...all 16..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  H.L. Arora 1951 Danel Pauly 1977 N. Jayabalan 1991 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 David J. Woodland, Annadel S. Cabanban, Valerie M. Taylor etc. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057566. ASIZP0057611. ASIZP0057614. ASIZP0057685. ASIZP0057689. ASIZP0058819. ASIZP0059052. ASIZP0059564. ASIZP0060334. ASIZP0061726. ASIZP0062099. ASIZP0062269. ASIZP0062326. ASIZP0062327. ASIZP0063260. ASIZP0063450. ASIZP0064230. ASIZP0064676. ASIZP0064807. ASIZP0064923. ASIZP0064984. ASIZP0065074. ASIZP0065075. ASIZP0068505. ASIZP0068616. ASIZP0068693. ASIZP0068873. ASIZP0074355. ASIZP0076124. ASIZP0076125. ASIZP0079076. ASIZP0080169. ASIZP0700081. ASIZP0800022. ASIZP0800023. ASIZP0800024. ASIZP0800211. ...List all 51 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,HAN-YANG,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,HAN-YANG,CO1,100%
Common Name Silver belly; Splendid pony fish; Splendid ponyfish; Black-tipped ponyfish; Blacktip ponyfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body very deep and compressed, its depth 1.8 to 2.4 times in standard length; anterior part of dorsal profile more strongly arched than anterior part of ventral profile. Snout short and blunt; mouth pointing slightly downward when protracted. Second dorsal and anal fins especially stout but not elongate. Head scaleless, but prominent scales present on breast. Body silvery; back greyish silvery, with faint, grey, wavy, vertical lines above lateral line. Margins of dorsal and anal fins bright yellow, as is whole membrane of anal fin from second spine to first soft ray and the tip of the lower lobe of the caudal fin.
habitats Inhabits coastal inshore waters over bottoms of muddy sand to depths of 65 m; juveniles found in mangrove-lined creeks to depths of about 10 m. It feeds on fish, crustaceans, foraminiferans, and bivalves. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, Madagascar and Mauritius, along the coasts of India and Sri Lanka, reaching Australia and Fiji. It is common in waters around Taiwan. 
Utility Larger fish sorted for human consumption and marketed fresh or dried-salted; surplus fish used to feed ducks, converted to fishmeal, or dumped at sea.