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Banded Pipefish

Banded Pipefish (Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus)
Banded Pipefish (Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Banded Pipefish (Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus)
Banded Pipefish (Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Banded Pipefish Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus
Description

The Banded Pipefish is a relative of seahorses, and is known by two scientific names (Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus) & (Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus). Males incubate the young.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes (Seahorses & Pipefish)
Family: Syngnathidae (Syngnathidae)
Genus: Doryrhamphus (Doryrhamphus)
Species: Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus
Size
Average Size: 18 centimetres

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