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

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Svensen, E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Nerophis lumbriciformis (Jenyns, 1835)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Nerophis lumbriciformis
[Worm pipefish]
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Nerophis maculatus
[]

Photo by Neto, G.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Nerophis ophidion (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Neto, G.
 
Nerophis ophidion
[Straightnose pipefish]
3 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Nerophis
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1835 Nerophis lumbriciformis Worm pipefish Eastern Atlantic 17 TL
1810 Nerophis maculatus Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1758 Nerophis ophidion Straightnose pipefish Eastern Atlantic 30 TL



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