River pipefish

The river pipefish is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

The River pipefish lives in the demersal, brackish environment.

The River pipefish is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The river pipefish (Syngnathus watermeyeri) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is endemic to South Africa. Source - * Bills, R. 1996. Syngnathus watermeyeri. More

The river pipefish is a bottom-dwelling fish that inhabits brackish waters (2), and is strongly associated with Ruppia cirrhosa beds (a submerged plant) in the upper and middle reaches of the river (6). More

ANIMAL SPECIES:Short-tail River Pipefish, Microphis brachyurus (Bleeker, 1853) - Add comment Add tags The Short-tail River Pipefish has a very long slender snout with small white spots and blotches. More

In 1994, a South African river pipefish was listed as extinct. But one year later, a healthy new population was discovered. This second chance to save the pipefish might have been lost if scientists hadn More

the critically endangered river pipefish, Syngnathus watermeyeri, in the Kariega Estuary, Eastern Cape province. South African Journal of Science, 103. pp. 199-201. ISSN 0038-2353 Full text available as: PDF - Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewer. More

One species of pipefish - the River pipefish - is listed as critically endangered. "Since seahorses live near the coast, they are affected by all human activities that impact the coastal marine environment," said Debbie Zmarzly, curator of There's Something About Seahorses. More

Common names

Estuarine pipefish in English
river pipefish in English
Rivier-pypvis in Afrikaans
Syngnathus watermeyeri in Portuguese (Português)
瓦氏海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
瓦氏海龙 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Syngnathus
Species : Syngnathus watermeyeri
Authority : Smith, 1963