Girish Mahajan

Festucalex

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Syngnathidae
Rank  Genus
Class  Actinopterygii
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Syngnathiformes
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Similar  Bulbonaricus, Siokunichthys, Filicampus tigris

Festucalex is a genus of fish in the family Syngnathidae native to the Indian and Pacific Ocean.

Species

There are currently 11 recognized species in this genus:

  • Festucalex amakusensis (Tomiyama, 1972)
  • Festucalex armillatus Prokofiev, 2016
  • Festucalex cinctus (E. P. Ramsay, 1882) (Girdled pipefish)
  • Festucalex erythraeus (C. H. Gilbert, 1905)
  • Festucalex gibbsi C. E. Dawson, 1977 (Gibbs' pipefish)
  • Festucalex kulbickii R. Fricke, 2004 (Kulbicki's pipefish)
  • Festucalex prolixus C. E. Dawson, 1984
  • Festucalex rufus G. R. Allen & Erdmann, 2015 (Pink pipefish)
  • Festucalex scalaris (G√ľnther, 1870) (Ladder pipefish)
  • Festucalex townsendi (Duncker, 1915)
  • Festucalex wassi C. E. Dawson, 1977 (Wass' pipefish)
  • References

    Festucalex Wikipedia


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