Northern pipefish

The Northern pipefish lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 5 - 366 m environment.

ASSOCIATIONS - Northern pipefish live in beds of seaweed and eelgrass in warmwater coastal areas, salt marshes, and estuaries, sometimes entering brackish water areas. They are carried along the coasts under the masses of floating seaweed, and travels to open sea are rare. More

Northern pipefish (Syngnathus fuscus) in Peconic Bay eelgrass More

Northern Pipefish (Syngnathus fuscus) in the lagoon, usually the spring and early summer. Haven't yet determined why this is, but it may be because they consider the lagoon their breeding ground. More

Northern Pipefish, Gulf of Maine #001317 = add to lightboxview lightboxadd to lightboxview lightbox Image Title: Northern Pipefish, Gulf of Maine Genus species: Syngnathus fuscus More

Northern Pipefish; Syngnathus fuscus; Gulf of Maine; pipefish; pipefishes; fish; fishes; marine; marine life; aquatic; aquatic life; marine fauna; aquatic fauna; marine animal; marine animals; bottom dweller; bottom fish; bottom feeder; sand; saltwater; horizontal; NW Atlantic; ZC11T-59-012 Destination: More

Common names

northern pipefish in English
syngnathe brun in French (français)
棕海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
棕海龍 in Unknown
棕海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
棕海龙 in Unknown

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Syngnathus
Species : Syngnathus fuscus
Authority : Storer, 1839