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Halicampus mataafae

Halicampus mataafaeis commonly referred to as Samoan pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 350 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Halicampus mataafae (c) by Bo Davidsson


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lexID:
7714 
AphiaID:
218010 
Scientific:
Halicampus mataafae 
German:
Samoa-Seenadel 
English:
Samoan Pipefish 
Category:
Nålefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Halicampus (Genus) > mataafae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Jordan & Seale, ), 1906 
Size:
bis zu 14cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 350 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-11-19 16:20:56 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Halicampus mataafae are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Halicampus mataafae, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Halicampus mataafae, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Halicampus mataafae (Jordan & Seale, 1906)
Samoan pipefish

Collected from reef pool, rock, and coral habitats to a depth of over 15 meters.
Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch

Synonymised names:
Corythoichthys mataafae Jordan & Seale, 1906
Corythroichthys mataafae Jordan & Seale, 1906 (misspelling)
Halicampus mataafe (Jordan & Seale, 1906) (misspelling)
Micrognathus mataafae (Jordan & Seale, 1906

Systematik:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathinae (Subfamily) > Halicampus (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Halicampus mataafae (c) by Bo Davidsson
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