Long-snouted pipefish

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Long-snouted pipefish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Stigmatopora
S. macropterygia
Binomial name
Stigmatopora macropterygia
  • Stigmatopora longirostris Hutton, 1872

The long-snouted pipefish, Stigmatopora macropterygia, is a pipefish of the family Syngnathidae, found around New Zealand including the Auckland Islands, at depths of a few metres.[2][3] Its length is up to 45 centimetres (18 in).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Carlyle, C. & Pollom, R. (2016). "Stigmatopora macropterygia (errata version published in 2017)". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T88342975A115514525. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T88342975A88342982.en.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Stigmatopora macropterygia" in FishBase. February 2018 version.
  3. ^ Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8