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Halicampus brocki Brock's pipefish, Tasselled Pipefish


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lexID:
9169 
AphiaID:
277188 
Scientific:
Halicampus brocki 
German:
Brocks Seenadel 
English:
Brock's Pipefish, Tasselled Pipefish 
Category:
Pipefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Halicampus (Genus) > brocki (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Herald, ), 1953 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bali, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo (Kalimantan), Bunaken, China, Coral sea, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Maumere, Micronesia, Moluccas, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Territory (Australia), Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, The Ryukyu Islands, Vanuatu, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
0 - 45 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.72" (12 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-09-17 20:50:51 

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(Herald, 1953)

Halicampus brocki is a whitish to yellowish pipefish with short skin flaps on the body and longer branched filaments in the head.
Some individuals are brown with pale saddles along the back.

This slender, reef-dwelling pipefish is solitary and secretive/cryptic and lives among corals and weeds.

Adult pipefishs occur in lagoon and seaward reefs, at moderate depths from 3 to 45 meters.

Synonyms:
Micrognathus brocki Herald, 1953
Micrognathus brocki (Herald, 1953)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathinae (Subfamily) > Halicampus (Genus) > Halicampus brocki (Species)

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