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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Syngnathinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Family  Syngnathidae
Scientific name  Microphis
Higher classification  Pipefish
Order  Gasterosteiformes
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Lower classifications  Microphis deocata, Slender pipefish, Spinach pipefish
Similar  Enneacampus ansorgii, Sargassum pipefish, Chain pipefish

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Microphis is a genus of pipefishes (stream pipefishes or river pipefishes) within the family Syngnathidae. Members of this genus are notable among the Syngnathidae for residing in mainly fresh and brackish waters. Adults breed in coastal rivers, streams, or lakes, and fertilized eggs are carried by the male pipefish in a brood pouch extending along his entire ventral surface.


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The currently recognized species in this genus are:

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  • Microphis argulus (W. K. H. Peters, 1855) (flat-nosed pipepfish)
  • Microphis brachyurus (Bleeker, 1854)
  • Microphis brachyurus aculeatus (Kaup, 1856)
  • Microphis brachyurus brachyurus (Bleeker, 1854) (Short-tailed pipefish)
  • Microphis brachyurus lineatus (Kaup, 1856) (opossum pipefish)
  • Microphis brachyurus millepunctatus (Kaup, 1856) (thousand-spot pipefish)
  • Microphis brevidorsalis (de Beaufort, 1913) (stream pipefish)
  • Microphis caudocarinatus (M. C. W. Weber, 1907) (slender pipefish, Tawarin river pipefish)
  • Microphis cruentus C. E. Dawson & Fourmanoir, 1981 (DumbĂ©a River pipefish)
  • Microphis cuncalus (F. Hamilton, 1822) (crocodile-tooth pipefish)
  • Microphis deocata (F. Hamilton, 1822) (green, rainbow belly, or deocata pipefish)
  • Microphis dunckeri (Prashad & Mukerji, 1929)
  • Microphis fluviatilis (W. K. H. Peters, 1852) (freshwater pipefish)
  • Microphis insularis (Hora, 1925) (Andaman pipefish)
  • Microphis jagorii W. K. H. Peters, 1868
  • Microphis leiaspis (Bleeker, 1854) (barhead pipefish)
  • Microphis manadensis (Bleeker, 1856) (Manado pipefish)
  • Microphis mento (Bleeker, 1856)
  • Microphis ocellatus (Duncker, 1910)
  • Microphis pleurostictus W. K. H. Peters, 1868
  • Microphis retzii (Bleeker, 1856) (ragged-tail pipefish)
  • Microphis spinachioides (Duncker, 1915) (spinach pipefish)

  • Microphis Microphis deocata Deocata pipefish

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