Longsnout pipefish

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The Longsnout pipefish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 37 - 212 m environment.

The longsnout pipefish, Leptonotus norae, is a pipefish of the family Syngnathidae. See also - * Long-snouted pipefish, Stigmatopora macropterygia. More

Longsnout pipefish are sometimes seen in the sandy areas as are mantis shrimp. The reef itself is home to the usual tropical reef fish such as trumpet fish, cornet fish, puffers, and porcupine fish. More

Longsnout pipefish, Malaysia, Oly 5050, Perhentian, pipefish, Twin Rocks Per-Twin-UW0012Er290705.jpg Fish, Malaysia, Oly 5050, Perhentian, pipefish, Schultz's pipefish, Twin Rocks Per-StA-UW0015Er030905. More

The longsnout pipefish, incidentally, is given as Syngnathus acus in Smiths' and Two Oceans. This is incorrect. It was thought that S. temminckii was the same as S. acus, but it can be differentiated by a different head shape and general colour, apart from being smaller. More

Common names

Longsnout pipefish in English
longsnouted pipefish in English
横带隆背海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
橫帶隆背海龍 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Leptonotus
Species : Leptonotus norae
Authority : Waite, 1910