Tryon's Pipefish, Campichthys tryoni Click to enlarge image
A Tryon's Pipefish on a sandy bottom in a small seagrass bed, Gold Coast Seaway, Queensland, 2014. Image: Ian Banks
© Ian Banks

Fast Facts

  • Size Range
    It grows to about 7.5 cm in length.


Graham Short's video below shows a Tryon's Pipefish filmed in the Gold Coast Seaway.


Tryon's Pipefish is often brown with white spots.


The species is only known from Queensland.


  1. Kuiter, R.H. 2009. Seahorses and their relatives. Aquatic Photographics. Pp. 333.