Longsnout pipefish

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Longsnout pipefish
Longsnout pipefish, Leptonotus norae.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Leptonotus
L. norae
Binomial name
Leptonotus norae
(Waite, 1910)

Syngnathus norae Waite, 1910

The longsnout pipefish (Leptonotus norse) is a pipefish of the family Syngnathidae. It has only been recorded from midwater and bottom trawls at depths of 37–212 metres (121–696 ft). The habitat and biology of this species are almost unknown but juveniles have been recorded in the stomachs of blue penguins and Snares penguins.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Pollom, R. (2016). "Leptonotus norae (errata version published in 2017)". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T65369867A115426125. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T65369867A67623826.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Leptonotus norae" in FishBase. February 2018 version.