Darkflank pipefish

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Darkflank pipefish
Syngnathus taenionotus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Syngnathus
S. taenionotus
Binomial name
Syngnathus taenionotus

Darkflank pipefish (Syngnathus taenionotus) is a pipefish species which inhabits the north-western Adriatic. It is found both in marine and brackish habitats. It is a demersal fish in which the males are ovoviviparous. It grows up to 19 centimetres (7.5 in) in length. It is found mostly amongst detritus or vegetation on the shallow muddy bottom.[2]


  1. ^ Allen, D.J. (2016). "Syngnathus taenionotus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T194903A91122760. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T194903A91122760.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Syngnathus taenionotus" in FishBase. February 2018 version.