A new seahorse species (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus) from the Great Barrier Reef

Horne, Michelle L. (2001) A new seahorse species (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus) from the Great Barrier Reef. Records of the Australian Museum, 53 (2). pp. 243-246.

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A new seahorse, Hippocampus queenslandicus (family Syngnathidae) is described from northern Queensland, Australia. Diagnostic characters include meristics: 15-18 dorsal-fin rays, 16-17 pectoral-fin rays, 10-11 trunk rings, 34-36 tail rings, and the presence of body and tail spines, as well as a moderately low coronet with five distinct spines.

Item ID: 13404
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0812-7387
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2012 06:23
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 100%
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