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Profile lexID: 11977 AphiaID: 278053 Scientific: Phoxocampus diacanthus German: Seenadel English: Spined Pipefish, Obscure Pipefish , Pale-blotched Pipefish, Spined Pipefish Category: Pesci trombetta Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Phoxocampus (Genus) > diacanthus (Species) Initial determination: (Schultz, ), 1943 Occurrence: , Brunei Darussalam , Hong Kong , Bismarck Archipelago , Papua , Northern Mariana Islands , Wallis and Futuna , Lesser Sunda Islands , Moluccas , Tuvalu Australia, Bali, Barriera corallina, Borneo, Cina, Coralsea, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Giava, Guam, Indonesia, Isole Marshall, Isole Salomon, Malesia, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Queensland, Samoa, Samoa americane, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tonga, Vanuatu Sea depth: 5 - 40 Meter Size: bis zu 8,7cm Temperature: 25°C - 29°C Food: Copepods, Amphipods, Cibo vivo, Daphnia salina, Mysis, zooplancton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2019-02-19 22:44:57
Last edit: 2019-02-20 11:35:55
Very special thanks for the photos to Scott & Jeannette Johnson, Marshall Islands.
Phoxocampus diacanthus is fa rare pipefish that is found rarely under rocks and rubble in the shallow portion of seaward reef channels.
Phoxocampus diacanthus appears to be variable in color, some photos show black pipefishs.
The pipefish inhabits rocky and coral reefs to depths of 40 metres.
Synonym: Ichthyocampus diacanthus Schultz, 1943
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