Hardwicke's pipefish

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Hardwicke's pipefish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Solegnathus
S. hardwickii
Binomial name
Solegnathus hardwickii
(J. E. Gray, 1830)
  • Syngnathus hardwickii Gray, 1830
  • Solegnathus polyprion Bleeker, 1853

Hardwicke's pipefish or pallid seahorse (Solegnathus hardwickii) is a species of fish in the family Syngnathidae. It is found in Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are open seas, shallow seas, subtidal aquatic beds, and coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Pollom, R. (2017). "Solegnathus hardwickii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T20315A67623640. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T20315A67623640.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Soleganthus hardwickii" in FishBase. February 2018 version.