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Syngnathus fuscus (Northern pipefish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The northern pipefish (Syngnathus fuscus) is a northwest Atlantic species of fish belonging to the family Syngnathidae.
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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Cape Cod National Seashore II 21724 Massachusetts, United States
Colonial National Historic Park National Historical Park V 9316 Virginia, United States
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States
Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct National Park II 4970 Nova Scotia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Larus atricilla (Laughing Gull)[5]


Parasitized by 
Bianium plicitum[6]

External References

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Trophic ecology of two congeneric pipefishes (Syngnathidae) of the lower York River, Virginia, Rogério L. Teixeira & John A. Musick, Environmental Biology of Fishes 43: 295-309, 1995.
3Feeding Ecology of the Northern Pipefish, Syngnathus fuscus,in a Seagrass Community of the Lower Chesapeake Bay, CLIFFORD H. RYER & ROBERT J. ORTH, Estuaries Vol 10, No. 4, p. 330-336 December 1987
4Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
5del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0