Doryichthys martensii (Peters, 1868)
Doryichthys martensii
photo by Panitvong, N.

Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
Distribution:  Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and Thailand.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Reported to feed on mosquito larvae. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). May brood at 10.4 SL.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 25 June 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 20.07.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 22.11.04
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 07.08.96

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