Mitotichthys meraculus (Whitley, 1948)
Western crested pipefish
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 Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
 Max. size:  22.2 cm SL (female)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Western Australia.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Occurs inshore (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
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.02.98
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 06.11.08

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