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Hippocampus alatus (Winged seahorse)

Wikipedia Abstract

Hippocampus alatus, commonly known as the winged seahorse, is a marine fish belonging to the Syngnathidae family, native from the central Indo-Pacific area.
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Distribution

Australia; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Pacific, Western Central; Papua New Guinea; Western Central Pacific: northern Australia (including Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia) and southeastern Papua New Guinea. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (<b>CITES</b> II, since 5.15.04) and a minimum size of 10 cm ap; Western Central Pacific: northern Australia (including Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia) and southeastern Papua New Guinea. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (<b>CITES</b> II, since 5.15.04) and a minimum size of 10 cm applies. Formerly classified as vulnerable in the 2000 IUCN red list of threatened species (Ref. 36508).;

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