Common name of Hippocampus guttulatus
Common name Hippocampe moucheté
Language French
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country France
Ref. Dawson, C.E., 1986
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Hippocampe', 'hippo' from Greek 'hippos', i.e., horse, and 'campe' from Greek 'kampĂȘ', i.e., sinuosity (p. 372 in Ref. 9404); 'mouchetĂ©', i.e., with small spots of different color hues (p. 1234 in Ref. 11853), from French 'mouche', i.e., flying insects, from Latin 'musca', i.e., fly (p. 478 in Ref. 9404).
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