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Hippocampus subelongatus (West Australian seahorse; Tiger snout seahorse)

Synonyms: Hippocampus elongatus

Wikipedia Abstract

The tiger snout seahorse or West Australian seahorse (Hippocampus subelongatus) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are open seas and shallow seas.
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Gestation [1]  18 days
Litter Size [1]  700


Australia; Eastern Indian Ocean: southwest Australia. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (<b>CITES</b> II, since 5.15.04) and a minimum size of 10 cm applies.; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; North Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf;



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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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