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

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Phoxocampus belcheri (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Phoxocampus belcheri
[Rock pipefish]

Photo by Wass, R.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Phoxocampus diacanthus (Schultz, 1943)

Photo by Wass, R.C.
 
Phoxocampus diacanthus
[Spined pipefish]
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus
[Trunk-barred pipefish]
3 Species of Family Syngnathidae with Genus Phoxocampus
(Pipefishes and seahorses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1856 Phoxocampus belcheri Rock pipefish Indo-West Pacific 7.2 SL
1943 Phoxocampus diacanthus Spined pipefish Indo-Pacific 8.7 SL
1858 Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus Trunk-barred pipefish Western Central Pacific 8 TL



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