Opossum pipefish

The Opossum pipefish lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

The opossum pipefish is a U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service Species of Concern. Species of Concern are those species about which the U.S. More

pencil-shaped fish called the opossum pipefish could be breeding in Mobile County's Grand Bay, raising fresh interest in the unusual diversity of the area and new questions about the effects of drilling for gas there. More

Could an African Butterfly or a Opossum pipefish fish live in my fish tank? = I have a 50 gallon fish tank with: 16 platys 1 molly 2 glass catfish 2 glo-lite tetras 3 bloodfin tetras More

Scientists had feared that the opossum pipefish had disappeared from the northern Gulf of Mexico. A scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said the specimen is either an opossum pipefish or another rare species known as the chain pipefish. More

The opossum pipefish, Microphis brachyurus lineatus, is a tropical migratory syngnathid. Adults live and breed in freshwater tributaries in specific emergent vegetative habitats. Juveniles associate with pelagic Sargassum in the tropical western Atlantic. Reproduction occurs during the wet season (May-November). More

The only place in the world where the opossum pipefish breeds is in Treasure Coast waterways, and damaging a portion of the river would hurt the struggling species, Stinnette said. More


2 REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY OF THE OPOSSUM PIPEFISH, MICROPHIS ... A total of 345 Microphis brachyurus lineatus, ranging ... Microphis brachyurus lineatus show asynchronous. oocyte development (Figure 2b) ... www.usm. More

Reproductive Biology of the Opossum Pipefish, Microphis brachyurus lineatus , in Tecolutla Estuary , Veracruz , Mexico Martha Edith Miranda-Marure, Jos More

Common names

Opossum pipefish in English
Shorttail pipefish in English
Syngnathe in French (français)
Syngnathe à queue courte in French (français)
Tiai pape in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
多斑腹囊海龍 in Mandarin Chinese
多斑腹囊海龙 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Microphis
Species : Microphis brachyurus millepunctatus
Authority : Kaup, 1856