Also known as False Pipefish, Slender Ghostpipefish, Tubemouth Fish.
Found singly, pairs, or family groups, floating with head down amongst crinoids, between branches of gorgonians, and floating weeds, in current prone areas along reef edges. Colour variable blending in with surroundings.
They feed on small crustaceans.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 5-25m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific
Ghostpipefish swim with heads down searching near the bottom for crustaceans. They can usually be found amongst seagrass, between the arms of criniods, black corals and gorgonians.
One of the oceans most beautiful creatures! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/59050