Nannocampus subosseus G√ľnther, 1870
Bony-headed pipefish
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 Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
 Max. size:  9.05 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 3 - 8 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: known only from Western Australia.
 Biology:  One specimen taken from a rock pool. 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 8.7 cm SL.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 08.02.98
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 01.12.04

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