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Robert Fleming-Jones
Robert Fleming-Jones • 1 year ago

Ringed Pipefish. Distributed widely from the Red Sea, the Indo-Pacific, Australia, and Micronesia, the Ringed Pipefish is a member of the same family of creatures as the seahorse

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Seahorses are named for their unique profile. Although they are bony fish, they do not have scales, instead they have a thin skin stretched over a series of bony plates arranged in rings throughout their body. Each species has a distinct number of rings. Seahorses swim upright, another characteristic that is not shared by their close pipefish relatives, which swim horizontally. Seahorses have a coronet on their head, which is distinct to each individual, much like a human fingerprint. They sw...

SeaHorses at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Bloom by Indra Swari - Bloom Pygmy seahorse (red variation) Latin name: Hippocampus bargibanti Body Length from head to tip of tail: 1.5cm Seahorses belongs to the pipefish family.

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One of my Favorite sea creatures; the Seahorse!