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Syngnathus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166444

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Dermatostethus Gill, 1862
  Common Name(s): seaweed pipefishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderGasterosteiformes  – pipefishes, sticklebacks  
                               SuborderSyngnathoidei  – pipefishes, seahorses, hippocampes  
                                  FamilySyngnathidae  – pipefishes, seahorses, hippocampes, peces pipa y caballitos de mar  
                                        GenusSyngnathus Linnaeus, 1758 – seaweed pipefishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus abaster Risso, 1827 – shortsnouted pipefish, shortsnouted pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus acicularis Jenyns, 1842  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus acus Linnaeus, 1758 – great pipefish, longnosed pipefish, narrowsnouted pipefish, great pipefish, longnosed pipefish, narrowsnouted pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus affinis Günther, 1870 – Texas pipefish, pez pipa texano 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus auliscus (Swain, 1882) – barred pipefish, pez pipa anillado 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus californiensis Storer, 1845 – great pipefish, kelp pipefish, pez pipa californiano 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus caribbaeus Dawson, 1979 – pez pipa caribeño, Caribbean pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus carinatus (Gilbert, 1892) – Cortez pipefish, pez pipa de Cortés 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus chorda Walbaum, 1792  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus dawsoni (Herald, 1969)  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus euchrous Fritzsche, 1980 – chocolate pipefish, pez pipa chocolate 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus exilis (Osburn and Nichols, 1916) – barcheek pipefish, pez pipa cachete rayado 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus fistulatus Peters, 1868 – pivothead pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus floridae (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – dusky pipefish, pez pipa prieto 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus folletti Herald, 1942 – southern pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus fuscus Storer, 1839 – northern pipefish, syngnathe brun 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus insulae Fritzsche, 1980 – Guadalupe pipefish, pez pipa de Guadalupe 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus leptorhynchus Girard, 1854 – bay pipefish, slendernosed pipefish, pez pipa de bahía 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus louisianae Günther, 1870 – chain pipefish, pez pipa cadena 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus macrobrachium Fritzsche, 1980  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus macrophthalmus Duncker, 1915  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus makaxi Herald and Dawson, 1972 – pez pipa yucateco, Yucatan pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus pelagicus Linnaeus, 1758 – sargassum pipefish, trompetero oceánico, pez pipa oceánico 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus phlegon Risso, 1827  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus rostellatus Nilsson, 1855 – lesser pipefish, lesser pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus safina Paulus, 1992  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus schlegeli Kaup, 1856  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus schmidti Popov, 1927  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus scovelli (Evermann and Kendall, 1896) – Gulf pipefish, pez pipa del Golfo 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus springeri Herald, 1942 – bull pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus taenionotus Canestrini, 1871 – darkflank pipefish, darkflank pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus tenuirostris Rathke, 1837  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus typhle Linnaeus, 1758 – broadnosed pipefish, deepsnouted pipefish, broadnosed pipefish, deepsnouted pipefish 
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus variegatus Pallas, 1814  
                                           SpeciesSyngnathus watermeyeri Smith, 1963 – river pipefish, river pipefish 

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes   
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Syngnathus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Syngnathus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Syngnathus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Syngnathus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Syngnathus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Syngnathus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Syngnathus   

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