Snake pipefish

The Snake pipefish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, usually 5 - 100 m environment.

A major increase in snake pipefish (Entelurus aequoreus) in northern European seas since 2003: potential implications for seabird breeding success = Harris, Michael P.; Beare, Doug; Toresen, Reidar; Nøttestad, Leif; Kloppmann, Matthias; Dörner, Hendrick; Peach, Kevin; Rushton, Derek R.A. More

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An unexplained population explosion of snake pipefish is occurring in the seas around northern Britain. But the abundance of these fish will not prevent large numbers of puffins, terns and kittiwakes from starving to death. More

Snake Pipefishes, Entelurus aequoreus, have been seen in huge numbers at sea and on the shore off the coast of Cornwall. More

The Snake Pipefish Entelurus aequoreus, a quite large and somewhat pelagic pipefish species has indeed during the last few years experienced an explosive population increase im the North East Atlantic: in N. More

Snake pipefish population explosion in the Northeast Atlantic = Kittiwake chick and pipefish Kittiwake chick standing on a mat of uneaten snake pipefish Copyright: M Newell/CEH A European team led by Centre for Ecology & More

Distribution: The snake pipefish is often encountered just below the tidal zone, hiding among seaweed. It is common as far north as Trøndelag. Characteristics: In contrast to many other pipefishes, it is incapable of changing color. More

Snake pipefish � mass occurrence and effects in North Sea and Northeast Atlantic = Friday, 12 September, 3:30 pm Dr. More

SAMS students discover snake pipefishStudents on the marine science degree course at SAMS have collected over 30 snake pipefish (Entelurus aequoreus) at Tralee Bay during fieldwork. More

Common names

Adderzeenaald in Dutch (Nederlands)
entelure in French (français)
garennou in Breton (brezhoneg)
grand serpent de mer in French (français)
grosse Schlangennadel in German (Deutsch)
Merineula in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Ocean pipe-fish in English
ocean pipefish in English
Pipa in Catalan (Català)
Sjóprónur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Snaid varrey in Manx (Ghaelg)
Snake pipe-fish in English
Snake pipefish in English
Snake pipefish in Ukrainian (українська мова)
Snippe in Danish (dansk)
Stor havnål in Norwegian (Norsk)
Stóra sænál in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Store tangnål in Norwegian (Norsk)
Större havsnål in Swedish (Svenska)
tuyau de pipe in French (français)
Wezyna in Polish (polski)
Yüzgeçsizdenizignesi baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Yüzgeçsizdeniziğnesi balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
金海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
金海龙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Entelurus
Species : Entelurus aequoreus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758