Girard, C. F. 1858. Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. 10: 342.
San Diego, Cal., San Diego County, California, United States, Pacific
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampinae
Hippocampus ingens Girard
Out of usnm 982. designated paralectotype by fritzsche, r. a., 1980. revision of the eastern pacific syngnathidae (pisces: syngnathiformes), including both recentand fossil forms. proceedings of the california academy of sciences, vol. 42, no.6 p. 185.