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Bryx analicarens  (Duncker, 1915)

Pink pipefish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Syngnathiformes (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathinae
Etymology: Bryx: Greek, bryx, brychos= abyss (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 45 m (Ref. 5316).   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Hermits Island (Eritrea), Zanzibar (Tanzania), Seychelles, Makran coast, Kuwait to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) and Gulf of Oman.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 12 - ? cm
Max length : 12.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5316)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in tide pools and flats in depths less than 1 m, among the brown alga Cystoseira sp.; has also been trawled at a depth of 45 m. Males mature at about 11.5 cm SL. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). Males carry the eggs in their brood pouches (Ref. 205).

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Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch (Ref. 205).

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Dawson, C.E., 1985. Indo-Pacific pipefishes (Red Sea to the Americas). The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA. (Ref. 5316)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.6 - 29.3, mean 27.1 (based on 302 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00049 (0.00022 - 0.00110), b=3.10 (2.91 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .