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Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse

Hippocampus bargibanti

Description:

The Hippocampus bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse are small in size, adults are up to 2 cm in length but their true visible length is usually less than 1.5 cm as their tails are coiled up around the seaman branches. Hippocampus bargibanti are found exclusively on a certain type of Seaman and their colours will depends on the colours of their host seafans. They are mostly purple/pink in colour as in Pic #1. The other colour is usually yellow/orange as in Pic #2.

Habitat:

Exclusively found in Seafans.

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47 Comments (1–25)

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @Leuba for your kind words, support and appreciation :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Congratulations ! No surprise at all. Such brilliant work Albert.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @Neil Ross and @triggsturner for your kind words, support and appreciation :)

triggsturner
triggsturner 2 years ago

Excellent work Albert. Congrats.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

This is an amazing spotting. Congratulations, Albert.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thank you very much @Brian38, ornithoptera80, @SukanyaDatta, @Sergio and @Tukup for your kind words, support and appreciation! :)

Tukup
Tukup 2 years ago

Congratulations Albert. Incredible shots.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 2 years ago

Congratulations Albert. You had my vote, of course.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Hands down spectacular shots...well deserved first place. Çongratulations AlbertKang.

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 2 years ago

congats Albert for getting 1st place

Brian38
Brian38 2 years ago

Congratulations Albert! Incredible spotting!

Machi
Machi 2 years ago

Congratulations Albert! Your Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse won 1st place in the Fish Category for our 2019 Best Wildlife Photo Contest!

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AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @triggsturner for your kind words and appreciation.

When new to looking for them, it's usually very difficult, so you will depends on the guides/spotter to show them to you. After you have seen them for a couple of times, you will know where and how to look for them :D, which is not too difficult as they tends to stay in the same host seaman for a long time, unless disturbed/harassed.

triggsturner
triggsturner 2 years ago

Fantastic Albert. How do you spot these tiny creatures! Well done and belated congrats.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, Daniel73 for your kind words and appreciation :)

Daniel73
Daniel73 2 years ago

Amazing! Will definitely be a follower :-)

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thank you, @Single D :)

Single D
Single D 2 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTW.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @robert for your kind words and appreciation :)

robert emond
robert emond 2 years ago

Congrats Albert. Super adorable and fantastic shot.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @Sukanya :)

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Super spotting. Congratulations, Albert!

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @Tukup for your kind words and appreciation :)

Tukup
Tukup 2 years ago

Congratulations Albert on a well-deserved SOTW. Great fotos.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @Leana :)

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 19, 2019
Submitted on Jun 24, 2019

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