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Choeroichthys brachysoma

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Copyright Scott & Jeannette Johnson, Kwajalein Underwater, Foto Marshall Islands, Kwajalein Atoll

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lexID:
8033 
Scientific:
Choeroichthys brachysoma 
German:
Pazifische-Kurzrumpf-Seenadel 
English:
Short-bodied pipefish 
Category:
Nålefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Choeroichthys (Genus) > brachysoma (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1855 
Occurrence:
Réunion , the Society Islands, India, Saudi Arabia, Gulf of Oman / Oman, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Australien, Egypten, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Juleøerne, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Seychellerne, Tonga, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Size:
bis zu 7cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Turbellaria ("Planaria"), zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-02-23 19:22:43 

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(Bleeker, 1855)

Special thanks for the first photo of Choeroichthys brachysoma to Scott & Jeannette Johson, the photo was taken at the Marshall Islands, Kwajalein Atoll.

Depth: 2 to 25 meters.

The Short-bodied pipefish occurs on the continental shelf, in tide pool, seagrass, coral reef areas and in lagoons and seaward reefs.

Synonyms:
Choeroichthys valencienni Kaup, 1856
Dooryichthys brachysoma (Bleeker, 1855)
Doryichthys serialis Günther, 1884
Doryichthys valenciennii (Kaup, 1856)
Syngnathus brachysoma Bleeker, 1855

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

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