There are approximately 200 species of pipefish (Syngnathinae) known to exist, ranging from boring to bizarre. They are a small, fused-jaw fish in the family Syngathidae that also includes the seahorse, sea dragon and pipehorse. Here, the many faces of pipefishes.
Take a careful look around the next time you're scuba diving. From protective papas incubating egg sacs to camouflaged sea slugs laying perfect egg spirals, there’s plenty of evidence of underwater parenting