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  • Bluestripe Pipefish

    Doryrhamphus excisus

    Related species ray fins, syngnathiforms, pipe fish
    Habitat caral reefs
    Mode of life usually in pairs
    Diet small crabs, insect larvae, fish and crab eggs
    Body length up to 8 cm
    Brood 50 to 200 eggs. Carried by the male in his abdomen
    Use aquarium
    Current stock unknown

    Geographic Range

    Verbreitung Blaustreifen-Seenadel


    Y. Rüeger, Winterthur
    K. Kägi, Feusisberg
    L. Podolsky, Urnäsch

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList