Spotted pipefish

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The Spotted pipefish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range - 8 m environment.

The Spotted Pipefish is usually green with obvious black spots on the dorsal surface of the body. More

Yellow Spotted Pipefish Periclimenes brevicarpalis Shrimp Yellow Spotted Pipefish PREVIOUS NEXT SEARCH/INDEX Click to view the next photo photographer Linda Cline. notes: 81A warming filter used on 105mm lens. More

Growing to 26 centimetres in length, the Spotted Pipefish is a master of disguise amongst seagrass, its slender body, green colouration and slow movement combine to provide cover to the animal from both predator or prey. More

Common names

Gulf pipefish in English
ocellated pipefish in English
Peacock pipefish in English
Spotted pipefish in English
斑点尖尾海龙 in Mandarin Chinese
斑點尖尾海龍 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Stigmatopora
Species : Stigmatopora argus
Authority : Richardson, 1840