Category: Fishes | Resource

Crocodile-tooth pipefish, Microphis cuncalus (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Synonyms Doryichthys chokderi Rahman, 1976 Doryichthys cuncalus (Hamilton, 1822) Paramicrophis schmidti Klausewitz, 1955 Syngnathus cuncalus Hamilton, 1822

Common/local names English: Crocodile-tooth pipefish Bangladesh: Kumirer khil (কুমিরের খিল) and Kuna kumirer khil (কুনা কুমিরের খিল) India: Kunnur-dant (Orissa) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (West Bengal, …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Deocata pipefish, Microphis deocata (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Synonyms Doryichthys deocata (Hamilton, 1822) Syngnathus deocata Hamilton, 1822

Common/local names English: Deocata pipefish Bangladesh: Kumirer khil (কুমিরের খিল) and Kota kumirer khil (কোটা কুমিরের খিল)

Distributions: Bangladesh and India (North Bengal Bihar and Assam) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991; IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Conservation status: Endangered in …read more

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