Doryichthys

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Doryichthys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Doryichthys
Kaup, 1853

Doryichthys, river pipefish, is a genus of Asian freshwater pipefishes.

Etymology[edit]

Their name is derived from the Greek dory meaning "lance" and ichthys meaning fish.

Species[edit]

There are currently five recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Doryichthys in FishBase. October 2012 version.