Hippocampus reidi

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Hippocampus reidi


Taxonavigation: Syngnathoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: 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 reidi


  • Hippocampus reidi Ginsburg, 1933

Holotype: USNM 86590. Paratypes: (several) e.g. USNM 223673 (1).

Type locality: British West Indies, Grenada, St. George.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Longsnout seahorse
eesti: Täpiline merihobu
magyar: Karcsú csikóhal


  • de Oliveira Armesto, L. & Freret-Meurer, N. V., 2012: Testing for camouflage of the Brazilian seahorse Hippocampus reidi (Syngnathidae) using the territorial damselfish Stegastes fuscus (Cuvier) (Pomacentridae). aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 18 (3): 165–170.
  • Ginsburg, I., 1933: Descriptions of five new species of seahorses. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 23 (12): 560–563.
  • Howell Rivero, L., 1934: Some new and rare Cuban eels. Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural, 8 (6): 339–344.
  • Lourie, S. A., Vincent, A. C. J. & Hall, H. J., 1999: Seahorses. An identification guide to the world's species and their conservation. Project Seahorse, London. 1-214.
  • Project Seahorse 2003. Hippocampus reidi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 04 August 2007.