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

(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Halicampus boothae (Whitley, 1964)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halicampus boothae
[Booth;s pipefish]

Photo by Steene, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halicampus brocki (Herald, 1953)

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Halicampus brocki
[Brock's pipefish]

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Halicampus dunckeri (Chabanaud, 1929)

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Halicampus dunckeri
[Duncker's pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Halicampus edmondsoni (Pietschmann, 1928)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halicampus edmondsoni
[Edmondson's pipefish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Halicampus grayi Kaup, 1856

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Halicampus grayi
[Gray's pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Halicampus macrorhynchus Bamber, 1915

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halicampus macrorhynchus
[Ornate pipefish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Halicampus marquesensis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Halicampus mataafae (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Halicampus mataafae
[Samoan pipefish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Halicampus nitidus (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Halicampus nitidus
[Glittering pipefish]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Halicampus punctatus (Kamohara, 1952)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Halicampus punctatus
[Starry pipefish]

Photo by Henke, M.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halicampus spinirostris (Dawson & Allen, 1981)

Photo by Henke, M.
 
Halicampus spinirostris
[Spinysnout pipefish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Halicampus zavorensis
[Zavora pipefish]
12 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Halicampus
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1964 Halicampus boothae Booth;s pipefish Western Indian Ocean 17.5 SL
1953 Halicampus brocki Brock's pipefish Western Pacific 12 TL
1929 Halicampus dunckeri Duncker's pipefish Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1928 Halicampus edmondsoni Edmondson's pipefish Eastern Central Pacific 9.4 SL
1856 Halicampus grayi Gray's pipefish Indo-West Pacific 20 SL
1915 Halicampus macrorhynchus Ornate pipefish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
1984 Halicampus marquesensis Eastern Central Pacific 7 SL
1906 Halicampus mataafae Samoan pipefish Indo-Pacific 14 TL
1873 Halicampus nitidus Glittering pipefish Western Pacific 7.3 SL
1952 Halicampus punctatus Starry pipefish Northwest Pacific 17 TL
1981 Halicampus spinirostris Spinysnout pipefish Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1984 Halicampus zavorensis Zavora pipefish Western Indian Ocean 10 TL



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