Halicampus brockiis commonly referred to as Brock's pipefish, Tasselled 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.
Profile lexID: 9169 AphiaID: 277188 Scientific: Halicampus brocki German: Brocks Seenadel English: Brock's Pipefish, Tasselled Pipefish Category: Nålefisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Halicampus (Genus) > brocki (Species) Initial determination: (Herald, ), 1953 Sea depth: 0 - 45 Meter Size: bis zu 12cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 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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Created: 2016-01-15 12:42:25
Last edit: 2020-09-17 20:50:51
Halicampus brocki is a whitish to yellowish pipefish with short skin flaps on the body and longer branched filaments in the head.
Some individuals are brown with pale saddles along the back.
This slender, reef-dwelling pipefish is solitary and secretive/cryptic and lives among corals and weeds.
Adult pipefishs occur in lagoon and seaward reefs, at moderate depths from 3 to 45 meters.
Micrognathus brocki Herald, 1953
Micrognathus brocki (Herald, 1953)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathinae (Subfamily) > Halicampus (Genus) > Halicampus brocki (Species)
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