Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Broadnosed pipefish. Aguja mula

Syngnathus typhle

Description:

This species is notable for its "broad" snout, which is as deep as its body. The broadnosed pipefish is a slender, elongated fish with a hexagonal cross-section which distinguishes it from its even more threadlike relation the straightnose pipefish (Nerophis ophidion) which has a circular cross-section. The body surface is covered by small bony plates. The head resembles that of a seahorse with a long, laterally flattened snout and obliquely sloping mouth. Unlike the straightnose pipefish, it has a fan-shaped caudal fin. The general colour is greenish, often with various darker mottling, and the belly is yellow. The average size is about 15 to 20 cm.

Habitat:

Costa rocosa de Cabo de Palos.

Notes:

My vídeo de Syngnathus typhle: https://youtu.be/r5dVku2LmJ8

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

10 Comments

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 5 years ago

Thank you very much for your comments, are an encouragement to continue this nice hobby . Hugs to all .

Great capture Eulalia,beuatiful series,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

Benno Ibold
Benno Ibold 5 years ago

Superb

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

Great photos, Eulalia, interesting posting!

triggsturner
triggsturner 5 years ago

Congrats Eulalia on your SOTD. Stunning images.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Felicidades Eulalia!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 5 years ago

Congratulations Eulalia. Great series! Thank you for sharing :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Congratulations, Eulalia. Wonderful images.

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats Eulalia, this neat pipefish has been selected as Spotting of the Day!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/7...

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 5 years ago

great series :)

eulalia rubio
Spotted by
eulalia rubio

Cabo de Palos, Spain

Spotted on Sep 17, 2016
Submitted on Sep 17, 2016

Related Spottings

Northern Pipefish Greater Pipefish Aguja Pipefish. Pez aguja

Nearby Spottings

Red-mouthed rock shell Starfish. Estrella de mar Tompot blenny. Cabruza Bucchich's goby
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team