Trawl pipefish

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Trawl pipefish
Kimblaeus bassensis.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Kimblaeus
C. E. Dawson, 1980
K. bassensis
Binomial name
Kimblaeus bassensis

The trawl pipefish, Kimblaeus bassensis, is a species of pipefish found only in the Tasman Sea and the Bass Strait off of the southern coast of Australia, where it can be found at depths from 58 to 74 m (190 to 243 ft).[2] This species grows to 16 cm (6.3 in) in standard length. This species is the only known member of its genus.


  1. ^ Austin, D. & Pollom, R. (2016). "Kimblaeus bassensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T65369241A67622791. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T65369241A67622791.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Kimblaeus bassensis" in FishBase. October 2012 version.