Minyichthys sentus Dawson, 1982
photo by Estrada, A.

Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 120 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: off Morocco, the Canary Islands and from off Algeria in the Mediterranean (Ref. 6733).
Biology:  Inhabits oceanic and coastal waters. Sub-adults planktonic, adults probably demersal (Ref. 6733). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 07 July 2014 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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