Black-striped pipefish

Syngnathus abaster is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

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The Black-striped pipefish lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range - 5 m environment.

Black-striped pipefishby JLBG, 2 more photosBlack-striped pipefish is Syngnathus abaster and is an amazing snake like fish, the size of a little finger and 10-15 cm long. I was lucky to spot this one and succeeded in taking several shots. More

Syngnathus abaster, common name the black-striped pipefish, is a close relative of the seahorse. It is usually found in the Mediterranean Sea, living in relatively shallow waters around seaweed and sea grass. More

Black-striped pipefish in the Dnieper River Print 08-09-2008 - A team of researchers from the Scientific-Practical Center of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences has found a new species of fish in the More

Species Summary: Syngnathus abaster Black-striped pipefish, You can sponsor this page, ... Parco Delta del Po: ...- ... FRANZOI P., MACCAGNANI R., FOZZATI G., CECCHERELLI VU,1992, "Segregazione di nicchia trofica fra Syngnathus abaster e S. taenionotus (Osteichthyes: Syngnathidae ... More

Common names

Agulleta de riu in Catalan (Català)
Black-striped pipefish in English
Chernomorskaya pukhloshchekaya igla-ryba in Russian (русский язык)
Denizignesi baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Deniziğnesi balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Gremxula tal-bahar halqha qasir in Maltese (Malti)
Igne baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Šilo kratkokljuno in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Kurzschnauzen-Seenadel in German (Deutsch)
Lyhytkuononeula in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Malo ˚ilo in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Malo šilo in Slovene
Malo šilo in Slovene
Middelhavsnålefisk in Danish (dansk)
Morska igla in Bulgarian (български език)
Naymahi in Farsi
Naymahi in Persian (‫فارسی)
Ney Mahi in Farsi
Ney Mahi in Persian (‫فارسی)
Pesce ago in Italian (Italiano)
Pesce ago codagrossa in Italian (Italiano)
Pesce ago di rio in Italian (Italiano)
Sakorafa in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Sakorafa in Greek, Modern (1453)
Schwarzmeer-Seenadel in German (Deutsch)
shortsnouted pipefish in English
Silce kratkokljuno in Serbian (српски језик)
Šilo kratkokljuno in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Suzan Mahi in Farsi
Suzan Mahi in Persian (‫فارسی)
Syngnathe in French (français)
Syngnathe de lagune in French (français)
Syngnathus abaster in Italian (Italiano)
Zella piccerella in Italian (Italiano)
Κατουρλίδα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Σακκοράφα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Σακοράφα in Greek, Modern (1453)
Ταινιοσακκοράφα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
سوزن ماهي in Farsi
短吻海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻海龙 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Syngnathus
Species : Syngnathus abaster
Authority : Risso, 1827