Seaweed pipefish

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Seaweed pipefish
Syngnathus abaster body.jpg
Black-striped pipefish Syngnathus abaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Syngnathus
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
Syngnathus acus
Linnaeus, 1758

The Seaweed pipefishes, Syngnathus, is a genus of pipefishes in the family Syngnathidae. They inhabit marine, brackish, and sometimes fresh waters.

Species[edit]

There are currently 32 recognized species in this genus:[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Syngnathus in FishBase. October 2012 version.