Double-end Pipehorse, Syngnathoides biaculeatus Click to enlarge image
Double-end Pipehorse, Syngnathoides biaculeatus Image: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

Fast Facts


The species occurs in tropical waters of the Indo-west and Central Pacific. In Australian it is known from south-western Western Australia and the east coast from Torres Strait, Queensland to southern New South Wales.

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.


  1. Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.