Pegasus laternarius 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Gasterosteiformes Pegasidae

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]

Range Description: Japan through to Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
China; Japan; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Indian Ocean – western; Indian Ocean – eastern; Pacific – northwest; Pacific – western central
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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 1996: e.T16475A5922978. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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