Hippichthys

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Hippichthys
Syngnathus spicifer Achilles 174.jpg
H. spicifer
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Hippichthys
Bleeker, 1849
Type species
Hippichthys heptagonus
Bleeker, 1849
Synonyms

Hippichthys is a genus of pipefishes native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans and the landmasses around them. This genus contains freshwater, brackish water and marine species.

Species[edit]

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

References[edit]

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