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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSolenostomidae 
AphiaID: 154578

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
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorghost pipefishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenostomus Lacepède, 1803

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenostomus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenostoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenostomatichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenostomus Lacepède, 1803
Environment marine
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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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific region. Short and compressed body, bearing large stellate bony plates. First dorsal fin with 5 long weak spines; the second dorsal mounted on a base having 18-23 soft rays. Relatively large pelvic fins opposite first dorsal fin; with 1 spine and 6 soft rays on pelvic fins. Gill openings moderately large. Females with the pelvics forming a brood pouch for incubating eggs. Attains 16 cm maximum length. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tropical [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154578
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2005-04-19 07:59:47Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Solenostomidae. 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=154578 on 2014-09-17
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