Yellow banded pipefish

Doryrhamphus pessuliferus is a pipefish from the Western Central Pacific.

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The Yellow banded pipefish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 44 - 44 m environment.

Family Syngnathidae, the yellow banded pipefish is closely related to seahorses. In the wild, this pipefish is an active cleaner fish but is best kept in a species tank in captivity. Most captive pipefish mortality is a direct result of starvation. More

Yellow Banded Pipefish taken in Dumaguete Philippines Equipment: Canon Eos 5D, 100mm macro lens, Aquatica Housing Inon 240, Inon 220, ULCS Arms EXIF: f/14 1/100 ISO200 Submit Your Work to - More

Common names

Dagum-dagum in Tagalog
Dagum-dagum in Visayan
Kultavyöneula in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Yellow banded pipefish in English
Yellowbanded pipefish in English
Yellowbar pipefish in English
栓形矛吻海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
栓形矛吻海龙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Doryrhamphus
Species : Doryrhamphus pessuliferus
Authority : Fowler, 1938