Campichthys tricarinatus

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Three-keel pipefish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Campichthys
C. tricarinatus
Binomial name
Campichthys tricarinatus
Dawson, 1977

Campichthys tricarinatus (three-keel pipefish) is a species of marine fish of the family Syngnathidae. It is found in the western central Pacific Ocean, from Montebello Island (Western Australia) to Cape York (Queensland), and specimens have been recorded around the Northern Mariana and Marshall Islands.[1] It is found at depths of 3–11 metres (9.8–36.1 ft), and can grow to lengths of 4.4 centimetres (1.7 in).[1] This species is ovoviviparous, with males carrying eggs in a brood pouch until giving birth to live young.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Austin, D. & Pollom, R. (2016). "Campichthys tricarinatus (errata version published in 2017)". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T65364147A115412081. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T65364147A67619003.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Campichthys tricarinatus" in FishBase. February 2018 version.

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