Animal Species:Tryon's Pipefish, Campichthys tryoni (Ogilby, 1890)

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

Standard Common Name

Tryon's Pipefish


Tryon's Pipefish is often brown with white spots.

Size range

It grows to about 7.5 cm in length.


The species is only known from Queensland.


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

Mark McGrouther , Senior Fellow
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