Hypselognathus horridus Dawson & Glover, 1982
Prickly pipefish
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 Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
 Max. size:  27.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 40 - 55 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: known only from the Great Australian Bight.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). Probably brooding at 15.4 cm SL.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 05.02.98
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 06.11.08

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