Review of the Indo-Pacific pipefish genus Stigmatopora (Syngnathidae)

C. E. Dawson
1982 Records of the Australian Museum  
The syngnathine (tail-pouch) genus Stigmatopora (type-species: Syngnathus argus Richardson) is rediagnosed and compared to other pipefishes with confluent superior trunk and tail ridges. Descriptions, illustrations, key, synonymies and data on variation and distribution are given for the three recognized species: S. argus (Australia), S. nigra (Australia and New Zealand), S. macropterygia (New Zealand and Auckland Is.).
doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.34.1982.243 fatcat:i36zwyywfrhmzbn75un2vzjisa