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Weedy Seadragon

Phyllopteryx taeniolatus

Description:

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

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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2 Comments

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
Spotted by
Brian Muñiz

Queensland, Australia

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

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