Pegasus laternarius


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pegasus laternarius
Species Authority: Cuvier, 1816
Common Name(s):
English Brick Seamoth
Taxonomic Notes: Was submitted by Project Seahorse as Pegasus latinarius, but was already in the database as P. laternarius. There is some doubt as to which name is correct, but Sarah Foster (pers. comm.) suggests using P. laternarius.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Vincent, A.

Geographic Range [top]

China; Japan; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Indian Ocean – eastern; Indian Ocean – western; Pacific – northwest; Pacific – western central
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Marine

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (comps and eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Citation: Vincent, A. 1996. Pegasus laternarius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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