Scientific Name
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus帶紋斑節海龍
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1853) Depth 0 - 25M
Chinese 帶紋斑節海龍 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 海龍科 Economic Fish No 
Family F295 Syngnathidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 帶紋斑節海龍 
Max Length 19 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 帶紋矛吻海龍、黑環海龍、海龍 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Jakarta [Batavia], Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Acanthognathus caulleryi, Doryhamphus dactyliophorus, Doryramphus dactyliophorus, Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus, Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus dactyliophorus, Syngnathus dactyliophorus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2005);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058665. ASIZP0059388. ASIZP0059437. ASIZP0062049. ASIZP0073582. ASIZP0806131. ASIZP0916131. BPBMI23425. NMMSTP00153. NTOU-AE6047. NTOUP200712-118. NTOUP200801-035. NTUM04213.  
Common Name Ringed pipefish; Banded pipefish 
Redlist Status DD IUCN Redlist: Data deficient(DD)  1996-08-01   
habitats Inhabits tide pools, lagoons, and outer reef slopes. Found in caves and crevices. 
Distribution Distributed from Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia; throughout Micronesia. It is found in southern and eastern Taiwanese waters; and Siao Liouciou, southwestern Taiwan. 
Utility Has been reared in captivity.