Syngnathus macrophthalmus

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Syngnathus macrophthalmus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Syngnathus
S. macrophthalmus
Binomial name
Syngnathus macrophthalmus
Duncker, 1915

Syngnathus macrophthalmus is a pipefish species, found only around Suez and Hurghada (Al Ghardaqah) in the northwestern Red Sea. It is a marine tropical demersal fish, up to 12.2 centimetres (4.8 in) total length.[2]


  1. ^ Austin, D. & Pollom, R. (2016). "Syngnathus macrophthalmus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T65374952A67621835. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T65374952A67621835.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Syngnathus macropthalmus" in FishBase. February 2018 version.