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Corythoichthys flavofasciatus

Rüppell, 1838

Network pipefish

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Corythoichthys flavofasciatus (Rüppell, 1838)
Synonyms :
Classification : Syngnathidae ( Seahorses and pipefish )
 
Name : Syngnathe ? réseaux
Name : Network pipefish
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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Jusqu'à 14 cm. En couple sur des galets grossier et des débrits de corail mort. Museau court. Motif de bandes sombres avec des lignes jaunes, coloration variable. Mâles : tache bleu foncé autour de l'anus.
Possible confusions
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C. nigripectus, C. schultzi et Syngnathus safina.
Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Animaux planctoniques.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Comme chez les hippocampes, c'est le mâle qui incube les oeufs dans sa poche incubatrice. Les couples sont monogames.
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
Found among algal-matted rock and living corals of lagoon and seaward reefs from the low tide line to a depth of 25 m or more.
Geographical distribution
Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Tuamotu Islands (French Polynesia), north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and the Austral Islands; throughout Micronesia.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://wetwebfotos.com/media/medium/4/2234_Corythoichthys_flavofasciat [...]
http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?genusname=Corythoic [...]

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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Découvrir la mer Rouge et l'océan Indien
Steven Weinberg
Editions Nathan 1996, 1997
Guide du récif corallien de Mer Rouge
Helmut Debelius
PLB Editions, 1998
Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 14/11/2002

Updates :
Christophe naslain - 14/11/2002
Christophe Naslain - 23/11/2002


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