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Cosmocampus elucens  (Poey, 1868)

Shortfin pipefish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Syngnathiformes (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathinae
Etymology: Cosmocampus: Greek, kosmos = order, organization + Greek, kampe = bent, curvature (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 345 m (Ref. 7251).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 37°N - 5°N

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: North Carolina (USA), Bermuda and the northern Gulf of Mexico to the Lesser Antilles (Ref. 5521) and Suriname.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7251)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Usually in shallow seagrass beds. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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