Category: Fishes | Resource

Freshwater pipefish, Ichthyocampus carce (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Gasterosteiformes (Sticklebacks) Family: Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses) Subfamily: Syngnathinae (Pipefishes) Genus: Ichthyocampus Species: I. carce

Synonyms Ichthyocampus ponticerianus Kaup, 1856 Syngnathus carce Hamilton, 1822

Common/local names English: Freshwater pipefish Bangladesh: Kumirer khil (কুমিরের খিল) and Kara Kumirer Khil (কারা কুমিরের খিল)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); West coast of India to the Celebes (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not …read more