Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Seahorses and allies

Order Syngnathiformes

This order contains the familiar seahorses, as well as their relatives, like the pipefishes. The following are all marine fishes.

Shrimpfishes (Family Centriscidae)
Longspine Razorfish Aeoliscus strigatus

Seamoths (Family Pegasidae)
Slender Seamoth Pegasus volitans

Pipefishes and Seahorses (Family Syngnathidae)
Spotted Seahorse Hippocampus kuda
Zebra or Glittering Pipefish Halicampus nitidus
Blue-Speckled Pipefish Hippichthys cyanospilus
Mangrove Pipefish Ichthyocampus carce

Cornetfishes (Family Fistulariidae)
Smooth Cornetfish Fistularia commersonii

1 comment:

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