Gallery description : pictures of seahorse

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

Facts about seahorses
NameSeahorse
Distinctive FeaturesLong snout and brooding pouch on the male
Size (L)2.5cm - 30cm (0.9in - 12in)
GenusHippocampus
OriginWorldwide
Scientific NameHippocampus
DietOmnivore
Main PreyTiny fish, brine shrimp, plankton
Life Span2 - 6 years
KingdomAnimalia
Skin TypeSkin
FamilySyngnathidae
Common NameSeahorse
HabitatShallow tropical waters and coral reefs
Average Clutch Size250
Optimum pH Level7.9 - 8.4
PredatorsFish, crabs, rays
PhylumChordata
Water TypeFresh, brackish, salt
ClassActinopterygii
OrderSyngnathiformes
Conservation StatusEndangered
Image Details
Description Pictures of seahorse. Lined seahorse Hippocampus erectus
Width 1425 pixels
Heigh 1800 pixels
File type JPG
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