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Author: Pallas, 1811

Syngnathus variegatus Pallas, 1811

Diagnosis: rings 19-21 + 38-41, D 32-42, P 12-14, total subdorsal rings 7-10. Snout length about half of head length; median dorsal post-orbital part of head somewhat elevated. Colour: mottled brown, banded with pale; ventral surface pale; dorsal fin sometimes with dark spots. Size: to about 30 cm TL.

Habitat: coastal waters. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: Black Sea and Sea of Azov

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.

Syngnathus variegatus