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Pygmy Seahorse

Hippocampus bargibanti

Description:

The pygmy seahorse, also known as Bargibanti's seahorse, is a seahorse of the family Syngnathidae found in the western central Pacific Ocean. It is tiny, usually less than 2 centimetres (0.79 in) in size and lives exclusively on fan corals.

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63 Comments (1–25)

Maeve McPartlin
Maeve McPartlin 4 years ago

So cute

Mike Jazz
Mike Jazz 6 years ago

Fascinating

ceejayalyssa
ceejayalyssa 7 years ago

awesome find! that's so pretty

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Awesome

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 7 years ago

awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!

Belated congratulation on this wonderful spotting !

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

very sweet!

PalomadelaVega
PalomadelaVega 7 years ago

my favority sea horse!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Wow! Very nice!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks JeannePickles and Ken Ken

JeannePickles
JeannePickles 8 years ago

Very cool! And very pretty :)

Ken Ken
Ken Ken 8 years ago

Wo~Like~!!!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Sachin Zaveri

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Congratulations ShaumingLo!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks MayraSpringman, always having surprises from Project Noah!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Fantastic!!!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks KarenL for the info, Neil DAzet, JollyIbanez, IgCostaNut-Larry for all your encouragements !

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Congratulations ShaumingLo! Great shot and great accomplishment!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Congratulations ShaumingLo. You made it to Animal Planet!

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 8 years ago

This is a beautiful creature!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Congratulations Shauming!
Your amazing seahorse has been featured by Animal Planet - http://blogs.discovery.com/animal-planet...

tibiprada
tibiprada 8 years ago

Sweet :-)

This is so beautiful!

Definitivamente un super SOTD felicitaciones ....

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Interesante

ShaumingLo
Spotted by
ShaumingLo

Balingoan, Northern Mindanao, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 4, 2007
Submitted on Dec 6, 2011

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