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A narrow elongated chiefly marine fish with segmented bony armour beneath the skin and a long tubular snout. The male typically has a brood pouch in which the eggs develop.
- ‘Do pipefish and seahorse males have complete confidence of paternity, as might be expected given their involved parental care?’
- ‘Away from the reef are scattered rocks featuring small heads of coral; a great place for seahorses and ghost pipefishes.’
- ‘This approach has been successfully used in a sex-role reversed population of the broad-nosed pipefish, Syngnathus typhle.’
- ‘But Madagascar isn't entirely mantas and sharks, crabs and pipefish.’
- ‘Leafy seadragons are bony fish in the family Syngnathidae which includes seahorses and pipefishes.’
- ‘Genetic analysis of the gulf pipefish showed as many as four males being simultaneously ‘pregnant’ with eggs from the same female.’
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