Mitotichthys tuckeri (Scott, 1942)
Tucker's pipefish
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 Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
 Max. size:  15.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 9 - 18 m
 Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia.
 Biology:  Lives among kelp, sometimes among floating Sargassum. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). Males may be brooding at 12.15 cm SL.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.02.98
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 01.12.04

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