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Noun1.Syngnathidae - pipefishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Solenichthyes, Solenichthyes - bellows fishes; shrimpfishes; cornetfishes; pipefishes; small order of chiefly tropical marine fishes of varied and bizarre form all having a small mouth at the end of a drawn-out tubular snout
pipefish, needlefish - fish with long tubular snout and slim body covered with bony plates
genus Syngnathus, Syngnathus - type genus of the family Syngnathidae
Cosmocampus, genus Cosmocampus - a genus of fish in the family Syngnathidae
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There was also one record of the Syngnathidae family (Hippocampus ingens).
Mean size of larvae, however, was smaller in samples from the finer-mesh nets than in samples from the coarser-mesh nets for 4 groups: total fish larvae (all taxa combined, excluding unidentified larvae), Leptocephali and Syngnathidae (combined), Sciaenidae (the family that includes the red drum), and unidentified larvae.
A marine fish follows Wallace's Line: the phylogeography of the three-spot seahorse (Hippocampus trimaculatus, Syngnathidae, Teleostei) in Southeast Asia.
Isolation and experimental infection with Vibrio alginolyticus in the sea horse, Hippocampus reidi Ginsburg, 1933 (Osteichthyes: Syngnathidae) in Brazil.
The scales and their modifications in pleuronectiforms are easily distinguished from comparable ossicles in teleosts we studied earlier (Cottidae, Cyclopteridae, Liparidae, Gasterosteidae, Syngnathidae), though there are interesting comparisons between the spined and lateralline scales as well as tubercles of pleuronectiforms and cottiforms (cf.
GOS2 Microgobius MIGU gulosus Microgobius MITH thalussinus Haemulidae Orthopristis ORCH chrysoptera Lutjanidae Lutjanus LUAR argentimaculatus Mugilidae Mugil cephalus MUCE Paralichthyidae Citharichthys CISP spilopterus Paralichthys PALE lethostigma Polynemidae Polydactylus POOC octonemus Pomatomidae Pomatomus POSA saltatrix Sciaenidae Bairdiella BACH chrysoura Cynoscion CYAR arenarius Cynoscion CYNE nebulosus Leiostomus LEXA xanthurus Menlicirrhus MEL1 littoralis Micropogonias MIUN undidatus Pogonias cromis POCR Sciaenops occelatus SCOC Scombridae Scomberomorus SCMA maculatus Sparidae A rchosargus ARPR probatocephalus Lagodon rhomboides LARH Sphyrnidae Sphyrna tiburo SPT1 Stromateidae Peprilus paru PEPA Syngnathidae Syngnathus spp.
The family Syngnathidae (pipefishes and seahorses) consists of about 232 species of which 18 (mostly in the genus Microphis) are known only from freshwater and about 37 are euryhaline (Nelson, 2006).
The use of marine creatures like seahorse (Hippocampus reidi Ginsburg, Syngnathidae) and green turtle (Chelonia mydas Linnaeus, Cheloniidae) has also been described for fishing communities in northeast Brazil (Alves and Rosa, 2006).