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Greater Pipefish

Syngnathus acus

Description:

Greater Pipefish. Sea Horse like head, with a body of a snake. (exoskeleton) 200mm long

Habitat:

Seaweed beds. This one was found washed up on the beach

Notes:

Is this a invertabrea?

1 Species ID Suggestions

BenOlivier
BenOlivier 9 years ago
Greater Pipefish
Syngnathus acus Greater pipefish


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3 Comments

BenOlivier
BenOlivier 9 years ago

Thanks Dude!
It looks like a Pipefish. Now to do more reading on it

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

obviously because it is no longer living it would be difficult to I.D. this guy. However, check out this link:
http://www.fishbase.org/summary/speciess...

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

this is definitely a pipefish

BenOlivier
Spotted by
BenOlivier

Knysna Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Oct 30, 2011
Submitted on Nov 1, 2011

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