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Order Syngnathiformes. Family Solenostomidae Ghostpipefish

Closely related to the family Syngnathidae Seahorses and Pipefish and from the same order they share the long tube like snout.

Ornate Ghostpipefish are easily identified and arguably the most elaborate of Syngnathiformes. Simulating rotting sea grass the Robust Ghostpipefish is a rare find due to its cryptic appearance.

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