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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus erectus Perry, 1810 
AphiaID: 159445

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus brunneus Bean, 1906
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus fascicularis Kaup, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus hudsonius DeKay, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus kincaidi Townsend & Barbour, 1906
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus laevicaudatus Kaup, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus marginalis Kaup, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus punctulatus Guichenot, 1853
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus stylifer Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus tetragonous (Mitchill, 1814)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocampus villosus Günther, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus caballus Larrañaga, 1923
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus tetragonous Mitchill, 1814
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlined seahorse  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcaballito estriado  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordenizati  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (15 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (37 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (24 nucleotides; 15 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds by sucking in small organisms, using its long face as a pipette [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia (rare), southward to Bermuda, the Bahamas, shores of the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean coast of Panama, and Columbia, and the Atlantic coast of South America to Uruguay. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Generally in coastal waters; often around man-made structures.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, aquarium  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159445
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Hippocampus erectus Perry, 1810. 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=159445 on 2014-10-02
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