Bluestripe pipefish

bluestripe pipefish Doryrhamphus excisus found in the western Indian Ocean (WIO). It also has a narrow blue stripe that gives it its common name. A bluestripe pipefish Doryrhamphus excisus. More

The Bluestripe Pipefish is the smallest of the reef pipefishes available in the aquarium hobby. It has a long, slender body with a tiny, tubular mouth and a round, flag-like tail. More

adding more than one bluestripe pipefish to the aquarium, it is recommended to add them at the same time. After an elaborate courtship dance, the female will attach her adhesive eggs to the concave area on the underside of the male's trunk. More

The African Bluestripe Pipefish (Doryrhamphus excisus) is a fish that requires specialized care and conditions, and is recommended to be kept only by expert level fish keepers who have set up an aquarium specifically to keep Pipefish and/or Seahorses. More

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Male bluestripe pipefish have small "hooks" near their mouth. Don More

Common names

短蓝带矛吻海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
短藍帶矛吻海龍 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Doryrhamphus
Species : Doryrhamphus excisus excisus
Authority : Kaup, 1856