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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Oceania

 
Hippichthys albomaculosus
[]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Hippichthys cyanospilos (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Hippichthys cyanospilos
[Blue-spotted pipefish]

Photo by FAO

Africa, Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Hippichthys heptagonus Bleeker, 1849

Photo by FAO
 
Hippichthys heptagonus
[Belly pipefish]
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Oceania
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Hippichthys parvicarinatus
[Short-keel pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Hippichthys penicillus (Cantor, 1849)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hippichthys penicillus
[Beady pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Hippichthys spicifer (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hippichthys spicifer
[Bellybarred pipefish]
6 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Hippichthys
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2010 Hippichthys albomaculosus Oceania
1854 Hippichthys cyanospilos Blue-spotted pipefish Indo-Pacific 16 SL
1849 Hippichthys heptagonus Belly pipefish Africa, Asia and Oceania 15 SL
1978 Hippichthys parvicarinatus Short-keel pipefish Oceania 8.2 SL
1849 Hippichthys penicillus Beady pipefish Indo-West Pacific 18 SL
1838 Hippichthys spicifer Bellybarred pipefish Indo-Pacific 18 TL



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