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Syngnathus acus


Syngnathus acus was originally described as Syngnathus acus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Syngnathidae and subfamily Syngnathinae. It is commonly known as Great pipefish but has many other common names such as Langsnoet-pypvis in South Africa, veliko šilo in Slovenia, Aguja de mar in Spain, Större kantnål in Sweden, Great pipefish in United Kingdom, Common pipefish in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   acus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Syngnathiformes Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae
Genus   Syngnathus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Subfamily   Syngnathinae
Genus   Syngnathus
Original Name   Syngnathus        
Taxon Name   acus
Original Combination   Syngnathus acus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Syngnathus acus
OriginalSubGenus   Syngnathus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Syngnathinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Europe.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.184 [Gronovius coll.] (1, skin).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:216-217 [ref. 13434].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Systema Nat. ed. 10
Citation   v. 1
Page   337

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Syngnathus acus
Current Species acus
Current Genus Syngnathus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI Linnaeus
Current Year 1758
Current Family Syngnathidae
Current Subfamily
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae

Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Found in coastal and estuarine waters to depths of at least 110 m (Ref. 4281); on sand, mud and rough bottoms. Common amongst algae and eel-grass (@Zostera@) (Ref. 6733).
Depth Range From 0 to 110 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Syngnathus acus  Linnaeus 1758. Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae.
Name History   •Valid as Syngnathus acus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Wheeler 1973:274 [ref. 7190], Dawson 1985:183 [ref. 6541], Dawson in Whitehead et al. 1986:635 [ref. 13676], Dawson 1986:457 [ref. 5650], Dawson 1986:287 [ref. 6201], Zheng 1989:298 [ref. 21202], Dawson 1990:663 [ref. 17542], Liang in Pan et al. 1991:341 [ref. 23876], Chen et al. 1997:35 [ref. 26476], Cheng & Zhou 1997:237 [ref. 26385], Kottelat 1997:168 [ref. 22952], Santos et al. 1997:74 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:65 [ref. 24952], Fricke 1999:146 [ref. 24106], Wang et al. 2001:197 [ref. 26566], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:66 [ref. 26753], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:141 [ref. 28072] with change in range, Golani 2005:32 [ref. 37112], Fricke 2007:25 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:74 [ref. 29533], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:500 [ref. 29996], Vasil'eva 2007:75 [ref. 30517], Kuiter 2009:244 [ref. 30404], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:37 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:209 [ref. 33547], Lourie 2016:147 [ref. 34505], Fritzsche 2016:2238 [ref. 34608], Hamilton et al. 2016:Supplement 3 [ref. 35615], Gurkan & Innal 2018:241 [ref. 36182], Artüz & Fricke 2019:555 [ref. 36612], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:95 [ref. 36864]).

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abaster Syngnathus abaster Risso [A.] 1827Valid
abaster ganzirrensis Syngnathus abaster ganzirrensis D'Ancona [U.] 1934Synonym
abaster ganzirriensis Syngnathus abaster ganzirriensis D'Ancona [U.] 1934Synonym
abboti Syngnathus abboti Girard [C. F.] 1858Synonym
acicularis Syngnathus acicularis Jenyns [L.] 1842Synonym
aciculus Syngnathus aciculus Delaporte [F.] in De la Pylaie 1835In family
aculeatus Syngnathus aculeatus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
acusimilis Syngnathus acusimilis Günther [A.] 1873Synonym
aeolicus Syngnathus aeolicus Di Caporiacco [L.] 1948Synonym
aequoreus Syngnathus aequoreus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
affinis Syngnathus affinis Günther [A.] 1870Synonym
affinis Syngnathus affinis Eichwald [C. E. von] 1831In family
agassiz Syngnathus agassiz Michahelles [C. W.] 1829Synonym
agassizii Syngnathus agassizii Michahelles [C. W.] 1829Synonym
algeriensis Syngnathus algeriensis Günther [A.] (ex Playfair) 1870Synonym
alternans Syngnathus alternans Günther [A.] 1870Synonym
altirostris Syngnathus altirostris Ogilby [J. D.] 1890Synonym
analicarens Syngnathus analicarens Duncker [G.] 1915Synonym
andersonii Syngnathus andersonii Bleeker [P.] 1858Synonym
anguineus Syngnathus anguineus Jenyns [L.] 1835In family
anguisigola Syngnathus anguisigola Nardo [G. D.] (ex Chiereghini) 1847Synonym
anguisigulastrus Syngnathus anguisigulastrus Nardo [G. D.] (ex Chiereghini) 1847In family
anonymus Syngnathus anonymus Duméril [A. H. A.] (ex Bibron) 1870In family
ansorgii Syngnathus ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1910Synonym
antecedens Syngnathus antecedens Poey [F.] 2000In family
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