Ribboned pipefish

The Ribboned pipefish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 16 m environment.

sightings of the ribboned pipefish, a relation of the sea horse. The pipefish would not have been seen by people inland until the sea level rose at the end of the last ice age, about 10,000 years ago. The earliest images date from this time. More

ribboned pipefish, Haliichthys taeniophora, a member of the seahorse family. They argue that the fish would have been unfamiliar to people living inland until the sea level rose at the end of the last ice age and washed the creature onto the newly formed shores. More

inspired by the ribboned pipefish which appeared on our shores at the end of the last ice age. * Raffaele, Paul 1998, 'Dreamtime journey', Reader's Digest, vol. 152, no. 914, June, pp. 40-7. More

Common names

Piikkilehvähevonen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Ribboned pipefish in English
Ribboned pipehorse in English
Ribboned seadragon in English
slender tangelfish in English
带状多环海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
帶狀多環海龍 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Haliichthys
Species : Haliichthys taeniophorus
Authority : Gray, 1859