Southern pipefish

The Southern pipefish lives in the demersal, marine environment.

southern pipefish Syngnathus folletti inhabiting a Widgeon grass (Ruppia maritima L.) bed in the estuarine zone of Patos Lagoon, southern Brazil. More

Southern pipefish population from Patos lagoon was represented by small specimens, which total length (TL) varied from 69 to 164 mm. Total sex ratio was biased toward females (0.6:1.0), but the operational sex ratio was biased toward males (2.5:1.0). More

feeding strategy of the southern pipefish Syngnathus folletti in a Widgeon grass bed of the Patos Lagoon Estuary, RS, Brazil. Neotropical Ichthyology, (3)3: 427-432. PDF (149KB) 10. Mai, AC, Garcia, AM, Vieira, JP. 2005. More

Common names

Aguja in Spanish (español)
southern pipefish in English
southern pipefish in Spanish (español)

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Syngnathus
Species : Syngnathus folletti
Authority : Herald 1942