Micrognathus pygmaeusis commonly referred to as Pygmy Pipefish, Thorntailed Pipefish, Thorn-tailed Pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 12753 AphiaID: 311717 Scientific: Micrognathus pygmaeus German: Zwerg-Seenadel, Pygmäen Seenadel English: Pygmy Pipefish, Thorntailed Pipefish, Thorn-tailed Pipefish Category: Nålefisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Micrognathus (Genus) > pygmaeus (Species) Initial determination: Fritzsche, 1981 Sea depth: 2 - 20 Meter Size: 4 cm - 7 cm Temperature: °C - 28,9°C Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Micrognathus pygmaeus inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs from tide pools to a depth of 20 meters.
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