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CAAB: 37282750

Species Penetopteryx taeniocephalus Lunel, 1881

Oceanic Pipefish



Extra Distribution Information

Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island, but specimens appear to be unknown from those areas; Indo-west-central Pacific, tropical

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23)

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Ecological Descriptors



History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
27-Jul-2017 SYNGNATHIFORMES 29-Apr-2017 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
SYNGNATHIFORMES 10-Oct-2011 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)