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If you don’t live near an ocean or urban aquarium or even a zoo, then you might not have seen many seahorses and seadragons to realize how stunning these tiny sea creatures are. With a long f…

Sea Dragon - Unbelievable Floating Specters

Believe it or not, the sea dragon is a real animal! There are two kinds: the leafy sea dragon and the weedy sea dragon. Both species resemble mythical dragons due to their body shape, and are related to the seahorse.

The Grace of Sea Creatures by Mark Laita Photography

Seahorse is the name given to forty-seven species of marine fish in the genus Hippocampus. "Hippocampus" comes from the Ancient Greek hippos meaning "horse" and kampos meaning "sea monster."

Leafy and Weedy Sea Dragons, Leafy and Weedy Sea Dragon Pictures, Leafy and Weedy Sea Dragon Facts

Sea Dragons. They have some of these at the Georgia Aquarium and they are awesome to see. They are pretty big. They are closely related to Sea Horses.

Photo and caption by Brian Blackburn "Sea horses are very camera shy. It took over half an hour to get this shot. Every time I would slowly and gently move around to get a better view of his face, he would just as slowly and gently turn his back to the camera. Finally I was able to get a nice profile shot". Location: Tasi Tolu Beach, Dili, Timor-Leste. National Geographic Photo Contest 2011.