Pacific seaweed pipefish

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Pacific seaweed pipefish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Syngnathus
S. schlegeli
Binomial name
Syngnathus schlegeli
Kaup, 1856
  • Sygnathoides schlegeli (Kaup, 1856)
  • Syngnathus acusimilis Günther, 1873

The Pacific seaweed pipefish (Syngnathus schlegeli) is a species of pipefish, found in the north-western Pacific Ocean, near Vladivostok (Russia), southern to Gulf of Tonkin. It is a marine, oceanic demersal fish, up to 30 centimetres (12 in) length. It is common in beds of Zostera sea grass.[2]


  1. ^ Pollom, R. & Ouyang, L. (2016). "Syngnathus schlegeli". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T188065A67026644. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T188065A67026644.en.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Syngnathus schlegeli" in FishBase. February 2018 version.