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Gasterosteiform Fishes

By Bob Fenner

Hippocampus reidi


Macroramphosus scolopax Linnaeus 1758, Longspine Snipefish. To 20 cm. Eastern and Western Atlantic, SW Indian Ocean, Western Pacific, mainly in temperate zones. Young feed on pelagic crustaceans (copepods) near surface, adults on invertebrates near the bottom. Aquarium photo.

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