SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=258) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Syngnathiformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Siokunichthys') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Syngnathinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae Pipefishes and seahorses
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Siokunichthys

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

Siokunichthys bentuviai
[Barred xenia-pipefish]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Siokunichthys breviceps Smith, 1963

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
Siokunichthys breviceps
[Softcoral pipefish]
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

Siokunichthys herrei
[Herre’s pipefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Siokunichthys nigrolineatus Dawson, 1983

Photo by Randall, J.E.
Siokunichthys nigrolineatus
[Mushroom-coral pipefish]
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

Siokunichthys southwelli
[Southwell's pipefish]

Photo by Fricke, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Siokunichthys striatus Fricke, 2004

Photo by Fricke, R.
Siokunichthys striatus
[New Caledonian soft-coral pipefish]

6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Siokunichthys bentuviai Barred xenia-pipefish Western Indian Ocean 6.1 SL 1966
Siokunichthys breviceps Softcoral pipefish Western Indian Ocean 15 SL 1963
Siokunichthys herrei Herre’s pipefish Indo-West Pacific 7.6 SL 1953
Siokunichthys nigrolineatus Mushroom-coral pipefish Western Central Pacific 8 SL 1983
Siokunichthys southwelli Southwell's pipefish Western Indian Ocean 4.3 SL 1910
Siokunichthys striatus New Caledonian soft-coral pipefish Western Pacific 9.3 SL 2004

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