Taxon profile


Lined Seahorse
Hippocampus erectus Perry, 1810

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Syngnathiformes »  family Syngnathidae - pipefishes and seahorses »  genus Hippocampus

Scientific synonyms

Hippocampus brunneus Bean, 1906
Hippocampus fascicularis Kaup, 1856
Hippocampus hudsonius DeKay, 1842
Hippocampus kincaidi Townsend & Barbour, 1906
Hippocampus laevicaudatus Kaup, 1856
Hippocampus marginalis Kaup, 1856
Hippocampus punctulatus Guichenot, 1853
Hippocampus stylifer Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Hippocampus tetragonous Mitchill, 1814
Hippocampus villosus Günther, 1880

Other names

= Horsefish
= Northern Seahorse

Vulnerable VU



Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [3283]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/11699]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Hippocampus erectus Perry, 1810-11]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2009): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 6. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - cipalové (Mugiliformes), hrdložábří (Synbranchiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 94 str. [as Hippocampus erectus Perry, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 17 November 2013

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