Barcheek pipefish

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Barcheek pipefish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Syngnathus
S. exilis
Binomial name
Syngnathus exilis
  • Siphostoma exile R. C. Osburn & Nichols, 1916

Barcheek pipefish, Syngnathus exilis, is a species of the pipefishes. Widespread in the Eastern Pacific from the Half Moon Bay in central California, United States, to south central Baja California and Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Marine subtropical demersal fish, up to 25 cm length.[2]


  1. ^ Graham, C. & Pollom, R. (2015). "Syngnathus exilis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T65374735A67621845. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T65374735A67621845.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Syngnathus exilis" in FishBase. February 2018 version.