Gallery description : seahorse pictures

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

Facts about seahorses
NameSeahorse
HabitatShallow tropical waters and coral reefs
Scientific NameHippocampus
DietOmnivore
Conservation StatusEndangered
Average Clutch Size250
OrderSyngnathiformes
Main PreyTiny fish, brine shrimp, plankton
Water TypeFresh, brackish, salt
FamilySyngnathidae
ClassActinopterygii
Size (L)2.5cm - 30cm (0.9in - 12in)
Skin TypeSkin
Life Span2 - 6 years
KingdomAnimalia
Optimum pH Level7.9 - 8.4
Distinctive FeaturesLong snout and brooding pouch on the male
Common NameSeahorse
PredatorsFish, crabs, rays
OriginWorldwide
PhylumChordata
GenusHippocampus
Image Details
Description Seahorse pictures. Description Black Sea fauna Seahorse.JPG
Width 1583 pixels
Heigh 938 pixels
File type JPG
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