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Pygmy Seahorse

Hippocampus bargibanti

Description:

This picture was taken during my dive in Raja Ampat last year.

Habitat:

The pygmy seahorse is found in coastal areas ranging from southern Japan and Indonesia to northern Australia and New Caledonia on reefs and slopes at a depth of 10-40 m.

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20 Comments

ChrisP
ChrisP 7 years ago

High quality close-up

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Beautiful...

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Lovely!!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 8 years ago

I love pygmy sea horses, they're so wonderful! Lovely shot here :)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

Very NIce...

aldo
aldo 8 years ago

thanks AlikaKay

AlikaKay
AlikaKay 9 years ago

Cute!!

aldo
aldo 9 years ago

thank you

AmeliaGuo
AmeliaGuo 9 years ago

Pgymy seahorse is beautiful. I love them <3
Great photo as well!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Welcome..
Great details....creating interest in this organism..!!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Congratulations Aldo.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Amazing picture and congrats for the Sppoting of the day!

aldo
aldo 9 years ago

thank you

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Very spectacular...!!

they r soo adorable!! :)

JillyEnFuego
JillyEnFuego 9 years ago

Oh my goodness!
They are soooo cute.
Amazing capture!

peter
peter 9 years ago

Spotting of the day!

"Pygmy Seahorses rarely grow over 1 inch in size and form close relationships with their host plant and animal."

http://facebook.com/projectnoah/posts/27...
http://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/10...

aldo
aldo 9 years ago

Thanks Marta.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

So lucky you saw one! very pretty!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Wow!

aldo
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aldo

Indonesia

Spotted on Feb 28, 2010
Submitted on Aug 20, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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