Microphis brachyurus

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Also known as Short-tailed pipefish. Diet: worms, crustaceans and zooplankton
Max. Size: 22 cm
Fun Fact: This species is anadromous and it breeds in freshwater and the young live in the open ocean for an indeterminate period of time and return to freshwater to reproduce. Ovoviviparous. The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.

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