Large edge needle

Latin: Syngnathus acus
50 cm
From the shore down to 20 meters
From Morocco and northwards to the Faroe Islands and the Norwegian coast. Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Common along the Norwegian coast north to Trønderlag.
Small crustaceans, molluscs and fish larvae
Facts about Large edge needle

Large edge needles often stand upright in the water column, well hidden between seaweed or eelgrass. They can also be observed lying on the bottom.

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