Hippocampus denise

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Hippocampus denise

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Syngnathiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Syngnathiformes

Familia: Syngnathidae
Genus: Hippocampus
Species: Hippocampus denise

Name[edit]

  • Hippocampus denise Lourie & Randall, 2003

Holotype: MZB 10920. Paratypes: BPBM 38955 (3); MZB 10921 (1); USNM 368872-73 (1, 3), 370526 (1).

Type locality: Indonesia, Banta Island, Nusa Tenggara, 8°24'S, 119°17'E, depth 26 meters.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Denise's pygmy seahorse

References[edit]

  • Allen, G., Steene, R., Human, P. & Deloach, N., 2005: Reef Fish Identification. Tropical Pacific. New World Publications, Jacksonville, Florida, USA & Odyssey Publishing, El Cajon, California, USA. ISBN 1-878348-36-1
  • Foster, R., Bridge, T. C. L. & Bongaerts, P., 2012: The first record of Hippocampus denise (Syngnathidae) from Australia. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 18 (1): 55-57.
  • Lourie, S. A. & Randall, J. E., 2003: A new pygmy seahorse, Hippocampus denise (Teleostei: Syngnathidae), from the Indo-Pacific. Zoological Studies, 42 (2): 284-291.