Deep-bodied pipefish

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Deep-bodied pipefish
Leptonotus blainvilleanus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Leptonotus
L. blainvilleanus
Binomial name
Leptonotus blainvilleanus
(Eydoux & Gervais, 1837)
  • Acmonotus chilensis Philippi, 1896
  • Hemithylacus petersii Dumeril, 1870
  • Syngnathus blainvilleanus Eydoux & Gervais, 1837
  • Syngnathus acicularis Jenyns, 1842

The deep-bodied pipefish (Leptonotus blainvilleanus) is a pipefish in the family Syngnathidae (seahorses and pipefishes). These benthic fishes are found in estuaries and coastal waters of South America, from southern Brazil in the Atlantic Ocean to southern Chile in the Pacific Ocean.


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  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Leptonotus blainvilleanus" in FishBase. February 2018 version.