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Hippocampus barbouri (Zebra-snout seahorse; Barbour's seahorse; Seahorse)

Language: Malay

Wikipedia Abstract

Barbour's seahorse (Hippocampus barbouri) is a species of seahorse. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtidal aquatic beds. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is often confused with the hedgehog seahorse, H. histrix.
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Litter Size [1]  250

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Wonders of Wildlife Museum
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt


Asia - Inland waters; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Philippines; South China Sea; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Thailand; Western Central Pacific: southern Sulu Sea. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (<b>CITES</b> II, since 5.15.04) and a minimum size of 10 cm applies.;



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1Life history and ecology of seahorses: implications for conservation and management, S. J. FOSTER AND A. C. J. VINCENT, Journal of Fish Biology (2004) 65, 1–61
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