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Cosmocampus arctus
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Cosmocampus arctus

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Cosmocampus arctus
© Copyright Ross Robertson, 2006 · 12
Cosmocampus arctus
Cosmocampus arctus
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Cosmocampus arctus
Cosmocampus arctus
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Cosmocampus arctus
Cosmocampus
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Cosmocampus
Kinds
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Overview
Main identification features
  • snout short; skin flaps near eye, on body
  • c: small
  • ridge on operculum
  • anal fin has 2-4 rays
COSMOCAMPUS

PIPEFISHES

Upper trunk and tail ridges not joined; ridge on flank of body straight, ends near anus; lower trunk and tail ridges joined; ridge on center of snout spiny; operculum usually with longitudinal ridge angled up towards gill opening; main body ridges sometimes with spines at end of rings; usually with skin flaps; trunk rings 14-18; dorsal 16-30 rays; anal 2-4 rays; tail 10 rays; brood pouch under tail, with folds.

A circumtropical genus with 13 species; the tropical eastern Pacific contains one endemic species with three subspecies.


References
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