The Pipefish lives in the pelagic-neritic, marine environment.

Pipefishes or pipe-fishes (Syngnathinae) are a subfamily of small fishes, which with the seahorses form the family Syngnathidae. More

Some species of pipefish have tails that are prehensile as in seahorses. The majority of pipefishes have some form of a caudal fin (unlike seahorses), which can be used for locomotion. See fish anatomy for fin descriptions. More

Pipefish reach an average of eight inches. Pipefish are relatively hardy and adjust well to aquarium life if maintained in water conditions with low current and plenty of branching gorgonias, algae, or coral decorations. More

Pipefishes change color according to the color of their surroundings. We have seen them of various shades of olive and brown; and red ones have been described. Size— - Usually 4 to 8 inches long; occasionally up to 12 inches. More

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Pipefish have tiny dorsal, pectoral and tail fins that beat rapidly as the fishes leisurely swim—usually in a vertical position. Pipefish steer by moving their heads from side to side. More

The Dragonface Pipefish is also called the Reeftop Pipefish, Messmate Pipefish, Network Pipefish, and Banded Messmate Pipefish. This fish has a long, slender body with a tiny, tubular mouth and a small pink tail. More

The Janss' Pipefish is a type of reef pipefish or flagtail pipefish. This fish is a stronger swimmer than its seahorse cousins and rarely comes into direct contact with the substrate. More

Pipefish are some of the most unique fishes that you will find in the aquarium hobby. These long slender fishes are often covered with intricate patterns and beautiful colors and are closely related to Seahorses. More

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Try breeding the gulf or freshwater pipefish-an intriguing fish that looks like a little like a seahorse and a tiny snake combined. - By Mike Hellweg One of the smallest pipefish, Syngnathus scovelli only grows to about 6 inches. More

Pipefish are found at the bottom of the sea, Coral Reefs, Sandy Lagoons, Sea grass Beds, or on Coasts, in pairs, in the Tropical & Temperate Indo-pacific region. More

What species of pipefish live in the Chesapeake Bay? Two species of pipefish can be found in the Bay: * The northern pipefish, Syngnathus fuscus. More

greater pipefish share similar coloration and markings and they both have a caudal fin and swim in a similar style. More

pipefish - a fish 8 inches long; found from eastern Florida to western Caribbeansea horse, seahorse - small fish with horse-like heads bent sharply downward and curled tails; swim in upright positionteleost, teleost fish, teleostan - a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei More

A pipefish swims at Aquarium of the Bay. The male, after ... More

Pipefish are a small group of fish from within the family Syngnathidae, meaning 'jaw fused.' Although the Syngnathidae is commonly called the Pipefish family, the most notable fish of this family are in the subfamily Hippocampinae, the Seahorses. More

Some notes on the identification of the six species of pipefish found in British seas. Many people have difficulty in positively identifying the individual species of pipefish (the family Syngnathidae) found in the shallow seas surrounding the British Isles. More

Pipefish are distinctive little fish that resemble seahorses stretched out straight. Like seahorses they snap up their prey using a long tubular snout, have a body covered in bony plates and brood their young using a pouch on the abdomen of the male. More

Pipefish (Syngnathinae) are small fish, which with the seahorse form a distinct family. Pipefish look like straight-bodied seahorses with tiny mouths. More

The Pipefish belongs to the Family Syngnathidae which include Seahorses. They are known as "straight" seahorses. There are 150 species of Pipefish, some of the them move rapidly from salt to fresh water. More

Pipefish has been scientifically identified as Corythoichthys haematopterus, and the Western Pacific or Indonesian fish as Corythoichthys intestinalis. Although there are slight differences in markings, these fish look very similar and are oftentimes hard to distinguish from one another. More

Pipefish (SS–388) was laid down 31 May 1943 by the Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N.H.; launched 12 October 1943; sponsored by Mrs. George J. Bates; and commissioned 22 January 1944, Lt. Comdr. William N. Deragon in command. More

The Armored pipefish, Solenostomus armatus Females carry the eggs in their pelvic fins that are modified to form a brood pouch dioecism Fertilization: in brood pouch or similar structure Reproductive guild: bearers External brooders Description of life cycle and mating behavior: Pelvic fins of females are modified as More

Though the majority of pipefish that appear in our hobby are from the subfamily Doryrhamphinae, with Doryrhamphus and Dunkerocampus accounting for the largest percentage of the subfamily within the hobby, a large percentage does show up from Syngnathinae, or the subfamily commonly called Pipefish. More

in the wild so that seahorses, pipefish and seadragons can ultimately survive for future generations to enjoy. More

Common names

Keeltail needlefish in English
Pipefish in English
粗宽尾颌针鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
粗寬尾頜針魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Beloniformes
Family : Belonidae
Genus : Platybelone
Species : Platybelone argalus trachura
Authority : Valenciennes, 1846