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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathidae 
AphiaID: 125606

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpipefishes and seahorses  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeenadeln  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornålefiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornålefiskfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkantnålfiskar  [details]
Direct child
taxa

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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocamphus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus Rafinesque, 1810
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcentronura Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphelikturus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnarchopterus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApterygocampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBhanotia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBryx Herald, 1940
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulbonaricus Herald in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampichthys Whitley, 1931
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoeroichthys Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorythoichthys Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmocampus Dawson, 1979
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryichthys Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamphus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDunckerocampus Whitley, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnneacampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntelurus Duméril, 1870
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFestucalex Whitley, 1931
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilicampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicampus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeraldia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippichthys Bleeker, 1849
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiogamphelus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypselognathus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIchthyocampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdiotropiscis
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKaupus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKimblaeus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKyonemichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptonotus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLissocampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaroubra
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrognathus Duncker, 1912
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMinyichthys Herald & Randall, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitotichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNannocampus Günther, 1870
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerophis Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotiocampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenetopteryx Lunel, 1881
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoxocampus Dawson, 1977
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycodurus Gill, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllopteryx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudophallus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPugnaso
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiokunichthys Herald, 1953
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolegnathus Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStigmatophora
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStigmatopora
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStipecampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathoides Bleeker, 1851
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrhamphus Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrocampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVanacampus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthognathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamphus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcmonotus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptonotus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcentronura Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBombonia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippichthys Bleeker, 1849
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelonotus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorithoichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorythoichthys Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorythoichutys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorythoichthys Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorythroichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorythoichthys Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentirostrum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamphus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDooryichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryichthys Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryichthys Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryhamphus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamphus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryramphus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamphus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDunckerocamphus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDunckerocampus Whitley, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyocampus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulbonaricus Herald in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterotokeus Heckel in Kaup, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathoides Bleeker, 1851
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastrotokeus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathoides Bleeker, 1851
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemithylacus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippicthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippichthys Bleeker, 1849
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMannarichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNannocampus Günther, 1870
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOostethus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxleyana accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippichthys Bleeker, 1849
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabelonichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamicrophis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasyngnathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippichthys Bleeker, 1849
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenetopterix accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenetopteryx Lunel, 1881
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanerotokeus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicampus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycodorus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycodurus Gill, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristidoryrhamphus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamphus Kaup, 1856
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchyphius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphius Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerophis Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphicus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphius Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerophis Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphius Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerophis Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphonostoma Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphostoma Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynghnathus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolengnathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolegnathus Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenognathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolegnathus Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSygnathoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathoides Bleeker, 1851
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSygnathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynghnathus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyphonostoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphonostoma Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTiphle Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyramphus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrhamphus Kaup, 1853
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpzia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYozia Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrhamphus Kaup, 1853

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelonichthys Peters, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDermatostethus Gill, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryichthis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryichthys Kaup, 1853
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamhus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoryrhamphus Kaup, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyphle accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTiphle Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYozia Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrhamphus Kaup, 1853
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWesterschelde [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Mostly marine. Some in brackish and fresh water. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans (mostly in warm temperate to tropical). A series of bony rings encloses elongate body. Dorsal fin single; soft rays usually 15-60. Very small anal fin. Anal rays usually 2-6. Pectoral fin rays usually 10-23. Adults of some species may lack dorsal, anal, and pectoral fins. Pelvic fins lacking. Some without caudal fin. Caudal peduncle may be prehensile. Very small gill openings. Branchiostegal rays 1-3. Basisphenoid and supracleithrum lacking. Kidney unpaired (right side) and lacking glomerulus. About 60 cm maximum length. Some very colorful. Usually limited to shallow water.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125606
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Syngnathidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125606 on 2014-04-17
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