Schultz's Pipefish (Corythoichthys schultzi)

Also known as Guilded Pipefish, Long-snouted Pipefish


Also known as Guilded Pipefish, Long-snouted Pipefish.

Found in pairs or small schools amongst corals and sea fans over lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on tiny swimming invertebrates which they suck whole into their mouths.
Length - 16cm
Depth - 2-30m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Pipefish are like seahorses in that the male gives birth!
The female deposits their eggs after fertilisation into the males pouch located under their tail to incubate the eggs for one month before giving birth. Ref:


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