Check List 15(2): 249-252, doi: 10.15560/15.2.249
First record of the Short-tailed Pipefish, Microphis brachyurus lineatus (Kaup, 1856) (Syngnathidae, Nerophinae), for Suriname
expand article infoTimo Moritz, Philipp Thieme§, Kenneth Wan Tong You|, Jan Mol|
‡ Meeresmuseum Stralsund, 18439 Stralsund, Germany§ Deutsches Meeresmuseum, Stralsund, Germany| Center for Agricultural Research in Suriname (Celos) and Department of Biology, Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname
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The occurrence of the pipefish Microphis brachyurus (Bleecker, 1854) in Suriname is reported here for the first time. The records include 3 specimens from the lower Suriname River at Overbridge, collected from a reach in the river with fresh water, without brackish tidal influence and dense aquatic and flooded shore vegetation. 
Neotropics, Opossum Pipefish, South America