Gallery description : picture of a seahorse

Seahorse lives in shallow tropical waters and coral reefs. It has a skin skin type. The diet is omnivore. Seahorse (hippocampus) is 2.5cm - 30cm (0.9in - 12in). The life span is 2 - 6 years.

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Facts about seahorses
NameSeahorse
ClassActinopterygii
GenusHippocampus
PredatorsFish, crabs, rays
PhylumChordata
Distinctive FeaturesLong snout and brooding pouch on the male
KingdomAnimalia
OriginWorldwide
Life Span2 - 6 years
HabitatShallow tropical waters and coral reefs
Average Clutch Size250
FamilySyngnathidae
Size (L)2.5cm - 30cm (0.9in - 12in)
Conservation StatusEndangered
Common NameSeahorse
Scientific NameHippocampus
Main PreyTiny fish, brine shrimp, plankton
Water TypeFresh, brackish, salt
DietOmnivore
OrderSyngnathiformes
Optimum pH Level7.9 - 8.4
Skin TypeSkin
Image Details
Description Picture of a seahorse. Spiny Seahorse (Hippocampus Hystrix) | The Seahorse Project
Width 1900 pixels
Heigh 1350 pixels
File type JPG
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