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Cosmocampus brachycephalus

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Cosmocampus brachycephalus (c) by Townsend Judy

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lexID:
9757 
Scientific:
Cosmocampus brachycephalus 
German:
Seenadel 
English:
Crested pipefish 
Category:
Nålefisker 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Cosmocampus (Genus) > brachycephalus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Poey, ), 1868 
Occurrence:
Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Jamaica, Atlanterhavet, Vest, Bahamas, Belize, Florida, Honduras, Mexico (Øst Pacific), USA 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Food:
Levendefor, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 350 Liter 
Difficulty:
Vanskelig 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-06-07 08:26:54 

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Cosmocampus brachycephalus (Poey, 1868)
Crested pipefish

Many thank to Judy Townsend for the wonderful Picture.

Adults inhabit coastal waters.
Ovoviviparous.
The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail

Systematik:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathinae (Subfamily) > Cosmocampus (Genus) >

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