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Hippocampus borboniensis (Réunion seahorse)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Réunion seahorse (Hippocampus borboniensis) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, South Africa, and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtidal aquatic beds. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Distribution

Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Western; Madagascar; Mauritius; Mozambique; Réunion; South Africa; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius, Reunion, and east coast of southern Africa. Conservation status: vulnerable (Ref. 30915). 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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