Syngnathus variegatus Pallas, 1814

Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 2 - 40 m
Distribution:  Eurasia: Black Sea and Sea of Azov.
Biology:  Found in rocky bottoms with algae (Ref. 126547). 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: 20 July 2013 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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