Maroubra perserrata (Whitley, 1948)
Uncommon in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia it is found from northern NSW, to south western Western Australia and including Tasmania.
Frequents offshore islands, coastal marine rocky reefs and estuaries. Depth to at least 15m.
A small cryptic species not often encountered. As with other pipehorses, the male has a brood pouch just under the tail where it carries the eggs. Grows to about 8cm.