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Weedy Seadragon

Phyllopteryx taeniolatus


"Dragon like" haha it's shape is used to blend in with the naturally ocurring flora of it's habitat.


Usually found in coastal waters and reefs, this one is a captive specimen in a aquarium in the Gold Coast.

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Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 7 years ago

Haha thanks. The first time I saw it I was mesmorized by it. There were around 3 individuals with it but since the glass of the tank was round it distorted almost all of my photos, I could only get this good shot of just 1 of them.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

If there's any creature that resembles an underwater dragon, it's this one. Haha! Nice spotting; it's almost mythical.

Brian Muñiz
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Brian Muñiz

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 14, 2010
Submitted on Mar 9, 2013

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