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Cosmocampus darrosanus

Cosmocampus darrosanusis commonly referred to as White Pipefish, D’Arros Pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5589 
AphiaID:
217998 
Scientific:
Cosmocampus darrosanus 
German:
Seenadel 
English:
White Pipefish, D’Arros Pipefish 
Category:
Nålefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Cosmocampus (Genus) > darrosanus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dawson & Randall, ), 1975 
Sea depth:
0 - 3 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 7.5cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-03-24 18:49:28 

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Cosmocampus darrosanus (Dawson & Randall, 1975)

Sincere thanks to Rogder (Rod) Klein, Artist/Writer, for his photo of Cosmocampus darrosanus taken at the Philippines!

Cosmocampus darrosanus belong to a genus which is poorly known. Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from the east coast of Africa to the northern coast of Australia, is found in Guam as well. Adults inhabit coral reef flats at depths of less than 3 m.

Cosmocampus darrosanus has a rigid body, black colour with white high forehead and white snout. Easy to identify by shape and colour of the forehead and snout. Ovoviviparous, the male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.


Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Species: Cosmocampus darrosanus



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External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. Homepage Rod Klein (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  4. Left Bank (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.

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