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Mushroom Coral Pipefish - Siokunichthys nigrolineatus.jpg
S. nigrolineatus on Fungia sp. mushroom coral
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Siokunichthys
Herald, 1953

Siokunichthys is a genus of pipefishes native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans. One species, Siokunichthys nigrolineatus, has a commensal relationship with mushroom corals of the genus Fungia.


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


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

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