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

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Micrognathus andersonii (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Micrognathus andersonii
[Shortnose pipefish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Micrognathus brevicorpus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 67.5 cm SL

 
Micrognathus brevirostris brevirostris
[Thorntail pipefish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Micrognathus brevirostris pygmaeus
[Thorntailed pipefish]

Photo by Sazima, I.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Micrognathus crinitus (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Micrognathus crinitus
[Banded pipefish]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Micrognathus erugatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Micrognathus micronotopterus
[Tidepool pipefish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Micrognathus natans
[Offshore pipefish]
8 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Micrognathus
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1858 Micrognathus andersonii Shortnose pipefish Indo-Pacific 8.5 TL
2004 Micrognathus brevicorpus Western Pacific 7.3 SL
1838 Micrognathus brevirostris brevirostris Thorntail pipefish Western Indian Ocean 67.5 SL
1981 Micrognathus brevirostris pygmaeus Thorntailed pipefish Indo-Pacific 6 TL
1842 Micrognathus crinitus Banded pipefish Western Atlantic 15 TL
1974 Micrognathus erugatus Southwest Atlantic
1938 Micrognathus micronotopterus Tidepool pipefish Western Pacific 5.7 SL
1982 Micrognathus natans Offshore pipefish Western Central Pacific 6 TL



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