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Unnamed spotting

Description:

Looks similar to a seahorse. It is about 20cm long and has very small fins. The tail-fin is heart shaped.

Habitat:

Was found in the bay of Okuklje. Blend's in very well in the sea grass. Snake like movement.

3 Species ID Suggestions

Pipefish
Syngnathinae Pipefish
Narrow-snouted pipefish
Syngnathus tenuirostris Narrow-snouted pipefish
Broadnosed pipefish
Syngnathus typhle Broadnosed pipefish


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4 Comments

jamiewgoodspeed
jamiewgoodspeed 7 years ago

i believe it is a trumpet fish

auntnance123
auntnance123 8 years ago

You might want to look at trumpet fish (genus Aulostomus) as well. Pipefish have narrower snouts generally I believe.

TiagoAlmeida
TiagoAlmeida 8 years ago

In Portuguese its called "Marinha" from the familly of sea horses.

AliceGreenup
AliceGreenup 8 years ago

Definitely a pipefish but there are so many sub-species i couldn't say which it is

silvio.kamber
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silvio.kamber

Croatia

Spotted on Aug 15, 2012
Submitted on Aug 15, 2012

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