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

(See list of species below)



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21 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Microphis aculeatus (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Microphis aculeatus
[]

Photo by Keith, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Microphis argulus (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Keith, P.
 
Microphis argulus
[Flat-nosed pipepfish]

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Microphis brachyurus (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.
 
Microphis brachyurus
[Short-tailed pipefish]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Microphis brevidorsalis
[Stream pipefish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Microphis caudocarinatus
[Slender pipefish]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Microphis cruentus
[Dumbéa river pipefish]

Photo by Sreekantha

Asia
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Microphis cuncalus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Sreekantha
 
Microphis cuncalus
[Crocodile-tooth pipefish]

Photo by Aquaristikhaus

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Microphis deocata (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Aquaristikhaus
 
Microphis deocata
[Deocata pipefish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Microphis dunckeri
[]

Photo by SFSA

Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Microphis fluviatilis (Peters, 1852)

Photo by SFSA
 
Microphis fluviatilis
[Freshwater pipefish]
No picture found
Asia

 
Microphis insularis
[Andaman pipefish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Microphis jagorii
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Africa
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Microphis leiaspis (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Microphis leiaspis
[Barhead pipefish]

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 95 cm TL
Microphis lineatus (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Microphis lineatus
[Opossum pipefish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Microphis manadensis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Microphis manadensis
[Menado pipefish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Microphis mento
[]

Photo by Keith, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Microphis millepunctatus (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by Keith, P.
 
Microphis millepunctatus
[Shorttail pipefish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Microphis ocellatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Microphis pleurostictus
[]

Photo by Appleby, C.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Microphis retzii (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Microphis retzii
[Ragged-tail pipefish]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Microphis spinachioides
[Spinach pipefish]
21 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Microphis
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1856 Microphis aculeatus Africa 20 SL
1855 Microphis argulus Flat-nosed pipepfish Western Indian Ocean 15 SL
1854 Microphis brachyurus Short-tailed pipefish Asia and Oceania 22 SL
1913 Microphis brevidorsalis Stream pipefish Asia and Oceania 11.5 SL
1907 Microphis caudocarinatus Slender pipefish Asia 6.8 SL
1981 Microphis cruentus Dumbéa river pipefish Oceania 15.5 SL
1822 Microphis cuncalus Crocodile-tooth pipefish Asia 17.5 SL
1822 Microphis deocata Deocata pipefish Asia 15 SL
1929 Microphis dunckeri Asia 12 SL
1852 Microphis fluviatilis Freshwater pipefish Africa 21 TL
1925 Microphis insularis Andaman pipefish Asia
1868 Microphis jagorii Asia 16 SL
1854 Microphis leiaspis Barhead pipefish Africa 19 SL
1856 Microphis lineatus Opossum pipefish Western Atlantic 95 TL
1856 Microphis manadensis Menado pipefish Asia and Oceania 20 SL
1856 Microphis mento Asia 15 SL
1856 Microphis millepunctatus Shorttail pipefish Western Indian Ocean 22 TL
1910 Microphis ocellatus Asia 12.5 SL
1868 Microphis pleurostictus Asia 15 SL
1856 Microphis retzii Ragged-tail pipefish Asia and Oceania 14.5 SL
1915 Microphis spinachioides Spinach pipefish Oceania 15 SL



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