Enneacampus kaupi

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Enneacampus kaupi
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Enneacampus
E. kaupi
Binomial name
Enneacampus kaupi
(Bleeker, 1863)
  • Syngnathus kaupi Bleeker, 1863

Enneacampus kaupi is a pipefish in the family Syngnathidae.[2] It is found in Africa, from Liberia to the Congo River estuary. It lives in fresh and brackish water estuaries and streams where it is usually found among algae at depths of 10–13 m. Its IUCN status is Least Concern. Wild-caught members of this species can be found in the aquarium trade.[2] The specific name honours the ichthyologist Johann Jakob Kaup.


  1. ^ Pollom, R. (2017). "Enneacampus kaupi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T168000A97003721. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T168000A97003721.en.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Enneacampus kaupi" in FishBase. February 2018 version.