Gulf pipefish

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Gulf pipefish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Syngnathus
Species: S. scovelli
Binomial name
Syngnathus scovelli
(Evermann & Kendall, 1896)
Synonyms
  • Siphostoma scovelli Evermann & Kendall, 1896

Gulf pipefish, Syngnathus scovelli, is a pipefish species, inhabits the Western Atlantic from the northeastern Florida and northern Gulf of Mexico to the Caribbean coast of Central and South America, but absent from West Indies. Marine / freshwater / brackishwater tropical demersal fish, up to 18.3 cm length.

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