Seaweed pipefish

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Syngnathus)
Jump to: navigation, search
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.


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


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