NANFA-- Syngnathus

Dick Manley (
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 11:14:04 -0500

Good morning,

We have found northern pipefish in our beach seining at Yonkers,
NY in the Hudson River. The salinity is normally 7-8 ppt.
Yesterday because of low freshwater from up river the salinity was

Hope this helps.

Dick Manley


Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 17:59:41 -0500
From: "Bruce Stallsmith" <>
Subject: Re: NANFA-- Syngnathus

All this pipefish talk piqued my curiousity. According to the
Society Field Guide to North American Fishes, Whales and
Dolphins" _Syn.
scovelli_ has a range described as "From Florida to Mexico in Gulf
Mexico; fresh water in Louisiana and Florida." So I don't think it will
easily collected from the D.C. area. From the photograph in the field
guide it's a cool-looking fish.

- --Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL (no syngnathids here!)

>Thank you Chris for your kind reply. Do you know the distribution
>scovelli on the East Coast? Or in other words, do you know the
>spot to Balto - DC area one can see/collect scovelli? Thank you
>damian Fred MD

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