Hippocampus algiricus

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Taxonavigation: Syngnathoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Syngnathiformes
Subordo: Syngnathoidei

Familia: Syngnathidae
Genus: Hippocampus
Species: Hippocampus algiricus

Name[edit]

Hippocampus algiricus Kaup, 1856

  • Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-6084.

Type locality: Algiers, Algeria, western Mediterranean Sea.

Etymology: .

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: West African Seahorse

References[edit]

  • Kaup, J.J. 1856. Catalogue of lophobranchiate fish in the collection of the British Museum. London. i–iv + 1–76, Pls. 1–4. Reference page
  • Otero-Ferrer, F., Herrera, R., López, A., Socorro, J., Molina, L. & Bouza, C., 2015: First records of Hippocampus algiricus in the Canary Islands (north-east Atlantic Ocean) with an observation of hybridization with Hippocampus hippocampus. Journal of Fish Biology. Article first published online: 13 SEP 2015. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12760


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