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Micrognathus pygmaeus


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lexID:
12753 
AphiaID:
311717 
Scientific:
Micrognathus pygmaeus 
German:
Zwerg-Seenadel, Pygmäen Seenadel 
English:
Pygmy Pipefish, Thorntailed Pipefish, Thorn-tailed Pipefish 
Category:
Pesci trombetta 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Micrognathus (Genus) > pygmaeus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Fritzsche, 1981 
Occurrence:
Timor Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Moluccas, the Society Islands, Lembeh Strait, Australia, Bali, Barriera corallina, Christmas Islands, Filippine, Guam, Indonesia, Isole Marshall, Isole Ryukyu, Nuova Caledonia, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Polinesia Francese, Queensland, Thaiti 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
4 cm - 7 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28,9°C 
Food:
Copepods, Cibo vivo, Crostacei, Daphnia salina, invertebrati, Mysis, zooplancton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-03 18:48:14 

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Micrognathus pygmaeus inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs from tide pools to a depth of 20 meters.

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