Stipecampus cristatus

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Stipecampus cristatus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Stipecampus
Whitley, 1948
S. cristatus
Binomial name
Stipecampus cristatus
(McCulloch & Waite, 1918)

Ichthyocampus cristatus McCulloch & Waite, 1918

The ring-backed pipefish (Stipecampus cristatus) is a species of pipefish found in the waters of the Indian Ocean off the southern coast of Australia. It occurs on reefs in beds of red and brown algae down to depths of 15 metres (49 ft). This species grows to a length of 22 centimetres (8.7 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.


  1. ^ Austin, D. & Pollom, R. (2016). "Stipecampus cristatus (errata version published in 2017)". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T87568608A115513663. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T87568608A87568628.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Stipecampus cristatus" in FishBase. February 2018 version.

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