Worm pipefish

The Worm pipefish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 30 m environment.

Worm Pipefish, Nerophis lumbriciformis. Very common in the south and west only. Unknown from the east coast. Snake Pipefish, Enterulus aequoreus. Uncommon, west coast only, frequent in some areas. Seahorse, Hippocampus ramolosus. More

Worm Pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis = Worm Pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis by ian boyd.aptly named little fish, closely related to seahorses and you can sort of see the resemblance around the face. More

The Worm Pipefish is usually found under stones or slabs at the low water mark. Invariably when I discover one at least 50 others will be present in the immediate area. More

Worm pipefish - Nerophis lumbriciformis - - Nerophis lumbriciformis Image Harvey Tyler-Walters - The worm pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis under a boulder. Image width ca 25 cm. More

Worm Pipefish and Greater Pipefish Nerophis lumbriformis (Jenyns) and Syngnathus acus (Linnaeus) Pipefish are related to seahorses and like seahorses the male pipefish are remarkable in the extent to which they care for their young. More

The Worm Pipefish is a fish that has a smooth worm-looking body shaped like a thin pipe and this is why it has its name the ‘Worm Pipefish’. More

* worm: June 7th Visited Lee, captured worm pipefish, it has some damage to its tail fin. The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historical usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com. More

Common names

garennou in Breton (brezhoneg)
Käyränokkaneula in Finnish (suomen kieli)
kleine wormzeenaald in Dutch (Nederlands)
Krummschnauzige Schlangennadel in German (Deutsch)
Krumnosig havsnål in Swedish (Svenska)
Krumsnudet Næbsnog in Danish (dansk)
Krumsnutet havnål in Norwegian (Norsk)
Nerophis lombriciforme in French (français)
Nérophis lombricoïde in French (français)
nez droit in French (français)
petite vipère de mer in French (français)
Serpeta in Catalan (Català)
Serpeta in Spanish (español)
tuyau de pipe in French (français)
Worm pipe-fish in English
Worm pipefish in English
Worm pipefish in Ukrainian (українська мова)
Wurmfisch in German (Deutsch)
蚓形裸胸海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
蚓形裸胸海龙 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Nerophis
Species : Nerophis lumbriciformis
Authority : Jenyns, 1835