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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae Pipefishes and seahorses
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Solegnathus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Solegnathus dunckeri Dunker's pipehorse Western Pacific 1927
Solegnathus hardwickii Hardwicke's pipefish Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1830
Solegnathus lettiensis Günther's pipehorse Eastern Indian Ocean 1860
Solegnathus robustus Robust pipehorse Eastern Indian Ocean 35 TL 1911
Solegnathus spinosissimus Spiny pipehorse Southwest Pacific 49 TL 1870



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