Gallery description : sea dragon

Sea Dragon which methodical name is phycodurus eques usually has a size 20cm - 24cm (10in - 12in). Sea Dragon usually lives in tropical coastal waters. It has a scales skin type. The diet is carnivore. The life span is 2 - 10 years.

Facts about sea dragons
NameSea Dragon
Size (L)20cm - 24cm (10in - 12in)
Optimum pH Level6.5 - 8.0
ColourBrown, black, yellow, white, tan, grey, green, red, orange
Average Clutch Size250
Common NameSea dragon
Skin TypeScales
Scientific NamePhycodurus eques
Distinctive FeaturesElongated snout and easily camouflaged body
Water TypeSalt
PredatorsLarge fish
Life Span2 - 10 years
OriginAustralian coastal waters
Conservation StatusThreatened
Main PreyPlankton, shrimp, small fish
HabitatTropical coastal waters
Image Details
Description Sea dragon. weedy sea dragon floats by. Image taken at the Monterey Bay Aquarium ...
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