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
Underwater photographer Alvin Ho lives in Singapore and has been diving since 1998. In 2004, he bought his first underwater camera setup. Eager to share his underwater experiences with family and friends, Alvin’s passion for underwater photography was born. He’s been perfecting his craft ever since.