Doryichthys martensii (Peters, 1868)
photo by Panitvong, N.

Family:  Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses), subfamily: Syngnathinae
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
Distribution:  Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and Thailand.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Reported to feed on mosquito larvae. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). May brood at 10.4 SL.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 25 June 2018 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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