Bulbonaricus brauniis commonly referred to as Braun’s Pughead Pipefish , Eel Pipefish , Pugheaded Pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Bulbonaricus is a genus of pipefishes native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
There are three described species in thie genus:
Bulbonaricus brauni- Pugheaded pipefish
Bulbonaricus brucei C. E. Dawson, 1984
Bulbonaricus davaoensis - Davao pughead pipefish
Bulbonaricus brauni is a small eel-like reddish-brown pipefish with white dots over the body and a short white "pug-faced"( a dog breed) snout. Adult pipefish the dorsal and pectoral fins.It has a pointed frontal process. Bulbonaricus brauni lives amongst dendrophyllid corals.