Whitenose pipefish

The Whitenose pipefish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 50 m environment.

Whitenose Pipefish, Cosmocampus albirostris, camouflages well on sand, St. More

The rare Whitenose pipefish is related to seahorses, but it looks like a snake! Click for larger image (Opens in new window) Jack, Trevalley School of Trevally Jacks. More

The body looks just like the Whitenose pipefish in the Humann book, but the "nose" isn't white. More

Whitenose pipefish Whitenose pipefish, Cosmocampus albirostris pipefish Diamond pipefish pipefish Unknown pipefish More

Common names

Peixe-cachimbo in Portuguese (Português)
pez pipa hocico blanco in Spanish (español)
whitenose pipefish in English
白吻冠海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
白吻冠海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
白吻环宇海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
白吻環宇海龍 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Cosmocampus
Species : Cosmocampus albirostris
Authority : Kaup, 1856