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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae Pipefishes and seahorses
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Choeroichthys

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Johnson, S.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Choeroichthys brachysoma (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Johnson, S.
 
Choeroichthys brachysoma
[Short-bodied pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Choeroichthys cinctus Dawson, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choeroichthys cinctus
[Barred shortbody pipefish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Choeroichthys latispinosus
[Muiron pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Choeroichthys sculptus (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choeroichthys sculptus
[Sculptured pipefish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Choeroichthys smithi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Choeroichthys suillus
[Pig-snouted pipefish]
6 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Choeroichthys
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1855 Choeroichthys brachysoma Short-bodied pipefish Indo-Pacific 7 TL
1976 Choeroichthys cinctus Barred shortbody pipefish Western Pacific 8 SL
1978 Choeroichthys latispinosus Muiron pipefish Eastern Indian Ocean
1870 Choeroichthys sculptus Sculptured pipefish Indo-Pacific 8.5 TL
1976 Choeroichthys smithi Western Indian Ocean 5 TL
1951 Choeroichthys suillus Pig-snouted pipefish Western Central Pacific 6.8 SL



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