Spinach pipefish

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Spinach pipefish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Microphis
M. spinachioides
Binomial name
Microphis spinachioides
(Duncker, 1915)

Doryichthys spinachioides Duncker, 1915

The spinach pipefish (Microphis spinachioides) is a species of fish in the family Syngnathidae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea.


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  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Microphis spinachioides" in FishBase. February 2018 version.