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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gasterosteiformes
Family: Gasterosteidae Sticklebacks and tubesnouts

Genus: Pungitius

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Pungitius bussei
[]



Europe
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Pungitius hellenicus Stephanidis, 1971

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Pungitius hellenicus
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Euorope
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pungitius laevis (Cuvier, 1829)

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Pungitius laevis
[Smoothtail ninespine stickleback]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Pungitius platygaster (Kessler, 1859)

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Pungitius platygaster
[Southern ninespine stickleback]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Pungitius polyakovi Shedko, Shedko & Pietsch, 2005

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Pungitius polyakovi
[]



Circumarctic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pungitius pungitius (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Pungitius pungitius
[Ninespine stickleback]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Pungitius sinensis (Guichenot, 1869)

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Pungitius sinensis
[Amur stickleback]
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Pungitius stenurus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pungitius tymensis (Nikolskii, 1889)

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Pungitius tymensis
[Sakhalin stickleback]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pungitius bussei Asia 1888
Pungitius hellenicus Europe 4.5 SL 1971
Pungitius laevis Smoothtail ninespine stickleback Euorope 8 SL 1829
Pungitius platygaster Southern ninespine stickleback Europe and Asia 6 SL 1859
Pungitius polyakovi Northwest Pacific 5.1 SL 2005
Pungitius pungitius Ninespine stickleback Circumarctic 9 TL 1758
Pungitius sinensis Amur stickleback Asia 9 SL 1869
Pungitius stenurus Asia 1876
Pungitius tymensis Sakhalin stickleback Asia 7 TL 1889



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