Featured observation - Hippocampus subelongatus, a Data Deficient species

H. subelongatus

Our latest newsmaker is Hippocampus subelongatus, a Data Deficient species rarely observed on iSeahorse! This observation is courtesy of Maarten de Brauwer, who is one of our two National Seahorse Experts for Australia. Maarten spied this fine fish in Western Australia, the sole patch of the globe this species is known to inhabit. Fittingly, they are commonly known as the Western Australian seahorse, but they are also referred to as the tiger snout seahorse - not to be confused with the tiger tail seahorse, H. comes!

Their exact distribution along the coast of ...more ↓

Posted on January 10, 2019 06:28 PM by projectseahorse projectseahorse | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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