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Festucalex erythraeus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Festucalex
Whitley, 1931
Type species
Syngnathus cinctus
Ramsay, 1882

Festucalex is a genus of fish in the family Syngnathidae native to the Indian and Pacific Ocean.


There are currently 11 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): New Species of Pipefish (Syngnathidae) from the South China Sea. Journal of Ichthyology, 56 (5): 787–789.
  2. ^ Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2015): Festucalex rufus, a new species of pipefish (Syngnathidae) from Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 21 (1): 47-51.