Greater Pipefish - Syngnathus acus - Family syngnathidae
15 Spined Stickleback
Suitable DisplayShoreline Tank
With Artificial eel
grass we make and supply
Has a brown , greenish colouring it has dark rings down its body.
A long curving fish, which can grow up to 70 cm long.
Has a large long snout.
Found in rock pools on the lower shore and down to depths of 90 m.
Found on mud and sand where sea grass and seaweed are present.
Coils around rocks and imitates sea grass for protection.
Closely related to seahorses.
Males brood up to 400 eggs in a pouch under the rear of their bodies, releasing live young after five weeks.