Microphis caudocarinatus (Weber, 1907)
Slender pipefish
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 Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
 Max. size:  6.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Asia: known only from a juvenile specimen collected in the Tawarin River, northern Irian Jaya, Indonesia in 1903.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 42-42
 Biology:  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: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 05.08.94
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 30.11.04
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.12.96

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