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Corythoichthys schultzi  Herald, 1953

Schultz's pipefish
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Syngnathiformes (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathinae
Etymology: Corythoichthys: Greek, korys, korythos = helmet + Greek, ichtys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 30 m (Ref. 30874).   Tropical; 35°N - 25°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30874)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-31. Superior trunk and tail ridges discontinuous; lateral trunk ridges straight, ending near anal ring; inferior trunk and tail ridges continuous; body rings 15-17; tail rings 32-39.

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Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Tonga, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found among corals or sea fans in lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 30874). Adults in pairs or small aggregations when in the open or in safe places at night (Ref. 48635). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Aquarium: public aquariums
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.50 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.