Choeroichthys latispinosus Dawson, 1978
Muiron pipefish
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 Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range - 8 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: known only from South Murion Island, Western Australia.
 Biology:  Occurs in coral reef of inshore waters. Benthic species (Ref. 75154). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.02.98
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 04.11.08

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