Syngnathus variegatus

Author: Pallas, 1811

Syngnathus variegatus Pallas, 1811

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Syngnathus variegatus Pallas, 1814 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: rings 19-21 + 38-41, D 32-42, P 12-14, total subdorsal rings 7-10. Snout length about half of head length; median dorsal post-orbital part of head somewhat elevated. Colour: mottled brown, banded with pale; ventral surface pale; dorsal fin sometimes with dark spots. Size: to about 30 cm TL.

Habitat: coastal waters. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: Black Sea and Sea of Azov

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.