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
ClassActinopterygii
PredatorsLarge fish
Life Span2 - 10 years
PhylumChordata
OriginAustralian coastal waters
KingdomAnimalia
FamilySyngnathidae
DietCarnivore
Conservation StatusThreatened
Main PreyPlankton, shrimp, small fish
OrderSyngnathiformes
GenusPhycodurus
HabitatTropical coastal waters
Image Details
Description Sea dragon. Description Weedy Sea Dragon Mooloolaba Underwater World.JPG
Width 1946 pixels
Heigh 1228 pixels
File type JPG
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