Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Syngnathiformes > Syngnathidae > Hippocampus > Hippocampus comes

Hippocampus comes (Tiger-tail seahorse; Tiger tail seahorse; Seahorse; Tiger-tailed seahorse)

Language: Malay; Vietnamese

Wikipedia Abstract

The tiger tail seahorse (Hippocampus comes) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtidal aquatic beds and coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Litter Size [1]  350

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science


Andaman Sea; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indonesia; Malaysia; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Western Central; Philippines; Singapore; South China Sea; Viet Nam; Western Central Pacific: Malaysia, Singapore, Viet Nam and Philippines. Confused with <i>Hippocampus kuda</i>. 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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