Solegnathus robustus McCulloch, 1911
Robust pipehorse
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 Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
 Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 42 - 68 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to southern Australia.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Occurs in coastal waters. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). Males known to brood at 31.4 cm TL.
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 09.02.98
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.12.04

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