Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Syngnathiformes > Family: Syngnathidae > Genus: Syngnathus > Species: Syngnathus typhle

Broad-nosed pipefish - Syngnathus typhle Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aguja mula Spanish Fishbase
Almindelig tangnål Danish Fishbase
Almindelig tangnål Norwegian Fishbase
Broad-nosed pipefish English Fishbase
Deep snouted ninefish English Fishbase
Deep-snouted pipefish English Fishbase
Dlinnorylaya ryba igla Russian Fishbase
Dremxula tal-bahar Maltese Fishbase
Gjilperez Albanian Fishbase
Grasnadel German Fishbase
Gremxula tal-bahar Maltese Fishbase
Gremxula tal-bahar halqha gholi Maltese Fishbase
High-snouted pipefish English Fishbase
Iglicznia Polish Fishbase
Kantnål Swedish Fishbase
Marinha-focinho-grosso Portuguese Fishbase
Palito Spanish Fishbase
Ploskonoso šilo Slovenian Fishbase
Särmäneula Finnish Fishbase
Schmalschnäuzige Seenadel German Fishbase
Siphonostome French Fishbase
Snouted pipefish English Fishbase
Tångsnälla Swedish Fishbase
Tangsnelle Norwegian Fishbase
Vipère de mer French Fishbase
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100