Janss' pipefish

Doryrhamphus janssi is a pipefish from the Western Central Pacific.

The Janss' pipefish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 35 m environment.

The Janss' Pipefish is a long sleek fish with a body shape similar to that of an eel. In the wild it acts as a cleaner fish for Cardinalfish. More

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The Janss' Pipefish may also clean other types of fish in the aquarium. The Janss' Pipefish has a long, slender body with an elongated, tubular mouth and an oval, flag-like tail. The body is orange while the head and anterior portion of the trunk are blue. 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

Common names

Cá Chìa vôi in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cleaner pipefish in English
Dagum-dagum in Tagalog
Dagum-dagum in Visayan
Janss' pipefish in English
Janss's pipefish in English
Sinipyrstöneula in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Tongkurapi in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
強氏矛吻海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
强氏矛吻海龙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Doryrhamphus
Species : Doryrhamphus janssi
Authority : Herald & Randall, 1972