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Syngnathus louisianae

Syngnathus louisianaeis commonly referred to as Chain pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
9732 
AphiaID:
159453 
Scientific:
Syngnathus louisianae 
German:
Seenadel 
English:
Chain Pipefish 
Category:
Pesci trombetta 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathus (Genus) > louisianae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1870 
Size:
bis zu 38cm 
Temperature:
5,77°C - 26,4°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-05-24 17:59:00 

Info

Günther, 1870

Syngnathus louisianae Günther, 1870

Chain pipefish

Snout very long (52.6-66.7% of head length) and very slender (depth 8-15% of its length; narrow bar of bone in front of eye; no ridge above operculum, or along side of snout; ridges along top of snout and head low; opercular ridge inconspicuous, only on front 1/3 of opercle in adults; body and front part of tail slender; dorsal fin 29-42, fin origin on trunk, well before anus; anal fin 2-4; pectoral fin 12-16; no pelvic fins; tail fin 10; ridge along side of body ends under dorsal fin, not joining that along side of tail; upper ridge of body discontinuous with that of tail just behind dorsal fin; ridges along bottom of body and tail joined; trunk rings 18-21; tail rings 33-38; no skin flaps; brood pouch under tail, its plates folded inwards.

Color variable: whitish to light tan; usually a diffuse brown stripe on rear end of snout and behind eye; large fish with silvery patch on opercle; upper body brownish, top of back often lighter; usually a narrow brown stripe along side of body above lateral body ridge, with narrow brown bars extending up from that at edge of each body ring; some fish with side and lower plates edged with brown, forming a diamond or chain pattern; lower body pale to tan.

Reaches 38.1 cm.

Vegetated bottoms of inshore and estuarine habitats; freshwater to hypersaline conditions, mostly in brackish water.

Depth: 0-38 m, usually < 10 m.

Distribution: New Jersey to Campeche, Gulf of Mexico.

Source:
Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathinae (Subfamily) > Syngnathus (Genus) > Syngnathus louisianae (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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