Habitat: Western Pacific and Indian Ocean
Status: Not Evaluated
They come in a variety of colors including red, black, yellow, and white and all of them are basically transparent. Of course the name “Ghost Pipefish” doesn’t come from its desire to go around scaring the neighborhood guppies, it’s the fact that it’s able to blend into its background so well that its virtually undetectable – like a ghost.
I guess it could give you a bit of a scare if you picked up a clump of seaweed unsuspectingly only to find this guy staring back at you!