Dunckerocampus chapmani is commonly referred to as New Caledonian Pipefish . Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Dunckerocampus chapmani are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Dunckerocampus chapmani , please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Dunckerocampus chapmani , try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Very special thanks for the first three photos of Dunckerocampus chapmani to Richard Bajol from New Caledonia!
Dunckerocampus chapmani is an endemic species from New Caledonia.