Deep-bodied pipefish

The Deep-bodied pipefish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range - 25 m environment.

Australian Deep-bodied pipefish, Kaupus costatus has the greatest difference of form between males and females of any pipefish. The females are flattened sideways to display bright red and blue bars. Pairing is common in seahorses with pairs observed over long periods. More

Deep-bodied Pipefish Port Broughton YP David Muirhead 0. More

Common names

Aguja in Spanish (español)
Aguja de mar grande in Spanish (español)
Agujilla in Spanish (español)
Deep-bodied pipefish in English
deepbodied pipefish in English
Pez aguja in Spanish (español)
Pez pipa in Spanish (español)
Pipefish in English
Pipeta in Spanish (español)
針海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
针海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
高体隆背海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
高體隆背海龍 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Leptonotus
Species : Leptonotus blainvilleanus
Authority : Eydoux & Gervais,1837