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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis fluviatilis (Peters, 1852) 
AphiaID: 218023

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 editorSyngnathinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophis Kaup, 1853
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelonichthys fluviatilis (Peters, 1852)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelonichthys sanctipauli Sauvage, 1879
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelonichthys zambezensis (Peters, 1855)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus fluviatilis Peters, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathus zambezensis Peters, 1855
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfreshwater pipefish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 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 ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in coastal rivers and streams (Ref. 4127). Found in quiet water amongst vegetation. Probably feeds on minute invertebrate organisms. Male broods eggs and larvae in abdominal pouch (Ref. 7248). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218023
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-05-05 13:30:38Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Microphis fluviatilis (Peters, 1852). 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=218023 on 2014-09-19
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