GHOST PIPEFISH Also known as the ornate ghost pipefish or false pipefish. Name comes from the Greek word, paradoxos, referring to the fish’s unusual external features. Varies in colour from red, yellow to black and are almost transparent.
Name Family Size HabitatBehaviour : Solenostomus paradoxus: Solenostomidae: Can grow to 12 centimetres long : Found in Western Pacific and Indian Oceans along reef edges: Often well-camouflaged among branches of gorgonians (sea fans or sea whips), in floating weeds or crinoids where they eat mysids and small benthic shrimp. Can appear by themselves or in pairs