Abstract

A new seahorse, Hippocampus queenslandicus (family Syngnathidae) is described from northern Queensland, Australia. Diagnostic characters include meristics: 15-18 dorsal-fin rays, 16-17 pectoral-fin rays, 10-11 trunk rings, 34-36 tail rings, and the presence of body and tail spines, as well as a moderately low coronet with five distinct spines.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Horne, 2001, Rec. Aust. Mus. 53(2): 243–246
Author
M. L. Horne
Year
2001
Title
A new seahorse species (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus) from the Great Barrier Reef
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
53
Issue
2
Start Page
243
End Page
246
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.53.2001.1330
Language
English
Date Published
12 September 2001
Cover Date
12 September 2001
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
12 September 2001
Available Online
12 September 2001
Reference Number
1330
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