Presence of the deep-bodied pipefish, Leptonotus blainvilleanus (Eydoux & Gervais, 1837) [Syngnathiformes: Syngnathidae], in San Jorge Gulf, Patagonia, Argentina

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Abstract

This short report communicates the finding of a Deep-bodied pipefish, Leptonotus blainvilleanus, (Eydoux & Gervais, 1837) [Syngnathiformes, Syngnathidae] in shallow waters of the San Jorge Gulf, Patagonia Argentina, in August 2010. It’s a new record for its known distribution range in the coast of South America. Photos and videos are available.

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Caille, G. , Apezteguia, A. , Vaquero, D. and Cochia, P. (2012) Presence of the deep-bodied pipefish, Leptonotus blainvilleanus (Eydoux & Gervais, 1837) [Syngnathiformes: Syngnathidae], in San Jorge Gulf, Patagonia, Argentina. Open Journal of Ecology, 2, 58-59. doi: 10.4236/oje.2012.22007.

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