The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Syngnathus watermeyeri Smith, 1963

Estuarine pipefish, River pipefish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2006

 

Distribution

South Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Ntshudisane, Ofentse K. et al. (2021). Dietary specialisation in a Critically Endangered pipefish revealed by faecal eDNA metabarcoding. bioRxiv preprint. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.05.425398

Vorwerk, P. D., Froneman, P. W., & Paterson, A. W. (2007). Recovery of the critically endangered river pipefish, Syngnathus watermeyeri, in the Kariega Estuary, Eastern Cape province. South African Journal of Science 103: 199-201.

Whitfield, A. K. (1995). Threatened fishes of the world: Syngnathus watermeyeri Smith, 1963 (Syngnathidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 43: 152. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00002484

 

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