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

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Dunckerocampus baldwini Herald & Randall, 1972

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dunckerocampus baldwini
[Redstripe pipefish]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Dunckerocampus boylei
[Broad-banded Pipefish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Dunckerocampus chapmani
[Glowtail pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus
[Ringed pipefish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Dunckerocampus multiannulatus (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Dunckerocampus multiannulatus
[Many-banded pipefish]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Dunckerocampus naia
[Naia pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Dunckerocampus pessuliferus Fowler, 1938

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dunckerocampus pessuliferus
[Yellowbanded pipefish]
7 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Dunckerocampus
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1972 Dunckerocampus baldwini Redstripe pipefish Indo-Pacific 14 SL
1998 Dunckerocampus boylei Broad-banded Pipefish Indian Ocean 16 TL
1953 Dunckerocampus chapmani Glowtail pipefish Southwest Pacific 8.5 SL
1853 Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus Ringed pipefish Indo-Pacific 19 TL
1903 Dunckerocampus multiannulatus Many-banded pipefish Western Indian Ocean 19 TL
2004 Dunckerocampus naia Naia pipefish Pacific Ocean 12.0 SL
1938 Dunckerocampus pessuliferus Yellowbanded pipefish Western Central Pacific 16 TL



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