Kelp pipefish

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Kelp pipefish
Syngnathus californiensis.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Syngnathus
S. californiensis
Binomial name
Syngnathus californiensis

The kelp pipefish, Syngnathus californiensis, is a species of the pipefish. It inhabits the eastern Pacific from the Bodega Bay in northern California, United States, to southern Baja California, Mexico. It is a marine subtropical demersal fish, up to 50 centimetres (20 in) length.[2]


  1. ^ Graham, C. & Pollom, R. (2015). "Syngnathus californiensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T65374622A67621694. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T65374622A67621694.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Syngnathus californiensis" in FishBase. February 2018 version.