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Corythoichthys amplexus  Dawson & Randall, 1975

Brown-banded pipefish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Syngnathiformes (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathinae
Etymology: Corythoichthys: Greek, korys, korythos = helmet + Greek, ichtys = fish (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Randall.

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 0 - 31 m (Ref. 37816).   Tropical, preferred ?; 35°N - 25°S

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Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef. Record from the Mascarenes (Ref. 9408) is apparently erroneous (Ref. 33390).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 2334)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 22-30; Radios blandos anales: 4.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit coral reefs (Ref. 9710). 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 5.0-5.5 cm SL (Ref. 5316). Also found in lagoons and seaward reefs (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Monogamous mating is observed as both obligate and genetic (Ref. 52881). Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch (Ref. 205).

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Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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