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

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7 species
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Dunckerocampus baldwini Herald & Randall, 1972

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dunckerocampus baldwini
[Redstripe pipefish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Dunckerocampus boylei Kuiter, 1998

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Dunckerocampus boylei
[Broad-banded Pipefish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Dunckerocampus chapmani Herald, 1953

Photo by Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Dunckerocampus chapmani
[Glowtail pipefish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus
[Ringed pipefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Dunckerocampus multiannulatus (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Dunckerocampus multiannulatus
[Many-banded pipefish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL
Dunckerocampus naia Allen & Kuiter, 2004

Photo by Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Dunckerocampus naia
[Naia pipefish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Dunckerocampus pessuliferus Fowler, 1938

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dunckerocampus pessuliferus
[Yellowbanded pipefish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dunckerocampus baldwini Redstripe pipefish Indo-Pacific 14 SL 1972
Dunckerocampus boylei Broad-banded Pipefish Indian Ocean 16 TL 1998
Dunckerocampus chapmani Glowtail pipefish Southwest Pacific 8.5 SL 1953
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus Ringed pipefish Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1853
Dunckerocampus multiannulatus Many-banded pipefish Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1903
Dunckerocampus naia Naia pipefish Pacific Ocean 12.0 SL 2004
Dunckerocampus pessuliferus Yellowbanded pipefish Western Central Pacific 16 TL 1938



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