Bhanotia pauciradiata

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Few-rayed pipefish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Bhanotia
B. pauciradiata
Binomial name
Bhanotia pauciradiata
Allen & Kuiter, 1995

Bhanotia pauciradiata (few-rayed pipefish) is a little known marine fish of the family Syngnathidae. This species is only known from a single specimen, which was found on a reef slope near Indonesia, at a depth of around 10–12 m.[1] The specimen was 3.2 centimetres (1.3 in) long. This species is ovoviviparous, with the male carrying eggs in its brood pouch until giving birth to live young.[2]


  1. ^ a b Austin, D. & Pollom, R. (2016). "Bhanotia pauciradiata (errata version published in 2017)". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T65363696A115410277. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T65363696A67618798.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Bhanotia pauciradiata" in FishBase. February 2018 version.

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