Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Syngnathiformes > Family Syngnathidae > Subfamily Hippocampinae > Genus Hippocampus

Hippocampus hippocampus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HippocampusRafinesque, 1810accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: kali i detit turishkurtër sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Breton: marc'h hegour; marc'h vor sources: Cabioch, L. (2008). Personal communication
 Danish: kortsnudet søhest sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kortsnuitzeepaardje sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: seahorse; short-snouted seahorse sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37
 English-United States: Seahorse; Short-snouted Seahorse sources: Charles Hussey
 French: hippocampe; hippocampe à nez court; hippocampe commum sources: Louisy P., 2002 - Guide d'identification des poissons marins - Europe et Méditerranée, Ulmer ed, 430 p;Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 German: Seepferdchen sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Ιππόκαμπος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): סוסון-ים ים-תיכוני sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: europinis jūrų arkliukas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: căluţ de mare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: длиннорылый европейский морской конек ; Морской конек длиннорылый sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;A.Boltachev & E. Karpova, IBSS NAS Ukraine
 Slovenian: kratkonosi morski konjiček sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: caballito de mar común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: deniz atı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Морський коник; Морський коник довгорилий ; Морський коник короткорилий

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Hippocampus hippocampus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127380

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status DD 2003This species is data deficient, there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
OSPAR:
annex II, III, IV, V This species is threatened and/or declining in the Greater North Sea, the Celtic Seas, the Bay of Biscay and the Wider Atlantic according to the OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic.

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