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Hippocampus satomiae (Satomi's pygmy seahorse)

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Satomi's pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus satomiae) is the smallest known seahorse in the world with an average length of 13.8 millimetres (0.54 in) and an approximate height of 11.5 millimetres (0.45 in). This member of the Syngnathidae family is found at the Derawan Islands off Kalimantan. This species name, H. satomiae, is in honour of Satomi Onishi, the dive guide who collected the type specimens.
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Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indonesia; South East Asia: Indonesia. Known from scattered localities, including Derawan (type locality), and Lembeh Strait (northern Sulawesi), as well as northern Borneo, Malaysia (Ref. 79848).;

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