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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae Pipefishes and seahorses
Subfamily: Nerophinae
Genus: Doryrhamphus

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9 species
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Doryrhamphus abbreviatus Dawson, 1981

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Doryrhamphus abbreviatus
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Doryrhamphus aurolineatus Randall & Earle, 1994

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Doryrhamphus aurolineatus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Doryrhamphus bicarinatus Dawson, 1981

Photo by Photo by Bourjon, P.
 
Doryrhamphus bicarinatus
[Narrowstripe pipefish]



Indo-Pacific and Eastern
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Doryrhamphus excisus Kaup, 1856

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Doryrhamphus excisus
[Bluestripe pipefish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Doryrhamphus janssi (Herald & Randall, 1972)

Photo by Photo by Thuaibah Tanzil, J.I.
 
Doryrhamphus janssi
[Janss' pipefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Doryrhamphus japonicus Araga & Yoshino, 1975

Photo by Photo by Zuberbuhler, T.
 
Doryrhamphus japonicus
[Honshu pipefish]
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Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Doryrhamphus malus
[]
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Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Doryrhamphus negrosensis
[Negros pipefish]
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Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Doryrhamphus paulus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Doryrhamphus abbreviatus Western Indian Ocean 4.3 SL 1981
Doryrhamphus aurolineatus Western Indian Ocean 3.5 SL 1994
Doryrhamphus bicarinatus Narrowstripe pipefish Western Indian Ocean 8 TL 1981
Doryrhamphus excisus Bluestripe pipefish Indo-Pacific and Eastern 7 TL 1856
Doryrhamphus janssi Janss' pipefish Western Central Pacific 14 TL 1972
Doryrhamphus japonicus Honshu pipefish Western Pacific 8.5 TL 1975
Doryrhamphus malus Western Pacific 6.2 SL 1954
Doryrhamphus negrosensis Negros pipefish Western Pacific 4.7 SL 1934
Doryrhamphus paulus Eastern Central Pacific 3.9 SL 1980



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