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Polydactylus sextarius (Schneider & Bloch 1801)


Currently Accepted Name: Polydactylus sextarius (Schneider & Bloch 1801)

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Cyclosquamata
Order : Aulopiformes
Suborder : Percoidei
Family : Polynemidae
Genus : Polydactylus
Species : sextarius

Selected Name

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Name: Polydactylus sextarius
Author: (Schneider & Bloch 1801)
Genus: Polydactylus
Species: sextarius

Current Name

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Current Name: Polydactylus sextarius
Current Author: (Schneider & Bloch 1801)
Current Genus: Polydactylus
Current Species: sextarius
Current Summary: Polydactylus sextarius (Schneider & Bloch 1801) Polynemidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Polynemus sextarius
Original Author: Schneider & Bloch 1801
Original Genus Species: Polynemus sextarius
Original Genus: Polynemus
Original Species: sextarius

Original Description

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Original Name:Polynemus sextarius Schneider & Bloch 1801
Reference: [ref. 471]
Journal Acronym: BOOK
Journal: M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae.
Article: M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.
Pages: i-lx + 1-584
Drawings: Pls. 1-110
Text Page: 18
Illustrations: Pl. 4
Type Locality: Tranquebar, India.
Primary Type: Holotype (unique): ZMB 565
Type Catalog: Paepke 1999:117 [ref. 24282].


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* Valid as Polynemus sextarius Bloch & Schneider 1801.

Mohsin & Ambak 1996 - [ref. 27969] - Marine fishes and fisheries of Malaysia and neighbouring countries. Page: 210

Chen et al. 1997 - [ref. 26476] - (eds.). Fishes from Nansha Islands to South China coastal waters 1. Science Press. Page: 38

* Valid as Polydactylus sextarius (Bloch & Schneider 1801).

Kyushin et al. 1982 - [ref. 19754] - Fishes of the South China Sea. Japan Marine Fishery Resource Research Center. Page: 45

Smith 1986 - [ref. 5712] - [Numerous family accounts.] In: Smiths' Sea Fishes (Smith & Heemstra 1986 [ref. 5715]). Page: 721

Daget & Njock 1986 - [ref. 6216] - Polynemidae (pp. 352-354). In: Daget et al. 1986 [ref. 6189]. Page: 354

Talwar & Jhingran 1991 - [ref. 20764] - Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. In 2 vols. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta. Page: 910

Mishra & Krishnan 1993 - [ref. 23743] - *Polydactylus konadaensis* a new threadfin fish from India with a key to species of the Polynemidae of India. Page: 290

Goren & Dor 1994 - [ref. 25356] - An updated checklist of the fishes of the Red Sea. CLOFRES II. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem. Page: 52

Randall 1995 - [ref. 22896] - Coastal fishes of Oman. Crowford House Publishing Pty Ltd, Bathurst, Australia. Page: 233

Carpenter et al. 1997 - [ref. 23922] - FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of Kuwait, eastern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. FAO Rome. Page: 188

Motomura et al. 1999 - [ref. 23928] - A record of a polynemid fish, *Polydactylus sextarius*, from southern Japan (Perciformes: Polynemidae). Page: 57

Fricke 1999 - [ref. 24106] - Fishes of the Mascarene Islands (Réunion, Mauritius, Rodriguez). An annotated checklist with descriptions of new species. Koeltz Scientific Books. Page: 306

Mishra et al. 1999 - [ref. 25315] - A check list of the marine and estuarine fishes of south Orissa, east coast of India. Page: 88

Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000 - [ref. 25122] - A checklist of the fishes of the South China Sea. Page: 622

Nakabo 2000 - [ref. 25182] - (Ed.) Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species. Second edition. Tokai University Press. Page: 968

Motomura et al. 2000 - [ref. 25299] - Distributional implications of a poorly known polynemid fish, *Polydactylus sexfilis* (Pisces: Perciformes), in Japan. Page: 115

Matsuura & Peristiwady in Matsuura & Peristiwady 2000 - [ref. 27511] - Fishes Ikan. In: Field Guide to Lombok Island: Identification guide to marine organisms in seagrass beds of Lombok Island, Indonesia. - K. Matsuura, O. Kurnaen Sumadhiharga and K. Tsukamoto (eds.) viii+449 pp. Page: 256

Motomura et al. 2001 - [ref. 24248] - A new size record for kahawai (*Arripis trutta*). Page: 86

Motomura & Iwatsuki 2001 - [ref. 25783] - Review of *Polydactylus* species (Perciformes: Polynemidae) characterized by a large black anterior lateral line spot, with descriptions of two new species. Page: 350

Motomura et al. 2001 - [ref. 25826] - Description of a new species of threadfin (Teleostei: Perciformes: Polynemidae), *Polydactylus longipes*, from Mindanao Island, Philippines. Page: 1087

Feltes 2001 - [ref. 26107] - Family Polynemidae. In: Carpenter & Niem 2001 [ref. 26093] Page: 3112

Motomura & Senou 2002 - [ref. 26355] - Record of *Polydactylus sexfilis* (Perciformes: Polynemidae) from Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan with comments on morphological changes with growth and speciation of related species. Page: 29

Nakabo 2002 - [ref. 26193] - (Ed.) Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition. Tokai University Press. Page: 968

Youn 2002 - [ref. 26218] - Fishes of Korea, with pictorial key and systematic list. Page: 346, 618

Motomura 2002 - [ref. 26356] - Revision of the Indo-Pacific threadfin genus *Polydactylus* (Perciformes, Polynemidae) with a key to the species. Page: 189

Motomura et al. 2002 - [ref. 26500] - Revision of the threadfin genus *Polydactylus* (Perciformes: Polynemidae) from the eastern Pacific Ocean. Page: 363

Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003 - [ref. 27377] - Taxonomic composition, diversity and distribution of coastal fishes of the Arabian Sea. Page: S111

Khan 2003 - [ref. 27710] - Fish faunal resources of Sunderban estuarine system with special reference to the biology of some commercially important species. Page: 10
Comment: with Author as Bloch

Motomura 2004 - [ref. 27601] - Family Polynemidae Rafinesque 1815 -- threadfins. Page: 8

Motomura 2004 - [ref. 27970] - Threadfins of the world (Family Polynemidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of polynemid species known to date. Page: 74

Heemstra & Heemstra 2004 - [ref. 28072] - Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa. NISC and SAIAB. Page: 371

Motomura et al. 2005 - [ref. 28177] - The largest size record of a rare threadfin, *Polydactylus bifurcus* from Lombok Island, Indonesia, with comments on relationships between the largest recorded size and body coloration in the Indo-Pacific species of *Polydactylus* (Perciformes: Polynemidae). Page: 5

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Brack & Salt
Habitat: demersal
Depth Range: 19.0 to 73.0 metres
62.3 to 239.5 feet
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: India to New Guinea and Japan.


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Maximum Length: 300mm(TL)
11.81" (TL)


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Polydactylus sextarius (Schneider & Bloch 1801)
new combination
Filimanus xanthonema (Valenciennes 1831)
new combination
Polydactylus microstoma (Bleeker 1851)
new combination
Polydactylus plebeius (Broussonet 1782)misidentificationNo
Polydactylus sextarius (Schneider & Bloch 1801)misidentificationNo
Polydactylus sextarius (Schneider & Bloch 1801)misidentificationNo
Polynemus sextarius Schneider & Bloch 1801original combinationNo
Trichidion sextarius (Schneider & Bloch 1801)new combinationNo
Filimanus heptadactyla (Cuvier 1829)misidentificationNo
Polydactylus sexfilis (Valenciennes 1831)misidentificationNo
Polynemus xanthonema Valenciennes 1831original combinationNo
Polydactylus microstomus (Bleeker 1851)misspellingNo
Polynemus microstoma Bleeker 1851original combinationNo
Polynemus pfeifferi Bleeker 1853junior synonymNo
Polydactylus multiradiatus (Günther 1860)misidentificationNo
Polydactylus zophomus Jordan & McGregor 1907junior synonymNo
Filimanus similis Feltes 1991misidentificationNo


Common Names

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Common NameUsed InLanguage
Blackspot threadfinFishWiseEnglish
Blackspot threadfinUSAEnglish
Blackspot threadfinUnited KingdomEnglish
Blackspot threadfinIndiaEnglish
Sixfinger threadfinSouth AfricaEnglish
Sixfinger threadfinSmiths' Sea FishesEnglish
Sesvinger-draadvinSouth AfricaAfrikaans
Black spot six thread tassel fishMyanmarEnglish
Black-spot threadfinPapua New GuineaEnglish
Barbudo de manchaMozambiquePortuguese
Barbudo de manchaSpainSpanish
Barbure tâche noireFranceFrench
KupeTanzania, United Rep. ofSwahili
KutlikalaSri LankaTamil
Lelaoh tanahMalaysiaMalay/Indonesian
Mkizi komo majiTanzania, United Rep. ofSwahili
Senangin buisMalaysiaMalay/Indonesian

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Distribution of Polydactylus sextarius

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