Filicampus tigris

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Filicampus tigris
Filicampus tigris.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Filicampus
Whitley, 1948
F. tigris
Binomial name
Filicampus tigris
(Castelnau, 1879)
  • Syngnathus tigris Castelnau, 1879
  • Syngnathus superciliaris Günther, 1880

The tiger pipefish (Filicampus tigris) is a species of pipefish native to the marine waters around Australia at depths of from 2 to 27 metres (6.6 to 88.6 ft). This species grows to a length of 29.6 centimetres (11.7 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[2]


  1. ^ Pollom, R. (2016). "Filicampus tigris". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T65367453A67624788. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T65367453A67624788.en.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Filicampis tigris" in FishBase. February 2018 version.

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