Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Syngnathiformes > Syngnathidae > Hippocampus > Hippocampus angustus

Hippocampus angustus (Narrow-bellied seahorse; Western Australian seahorse; Western spiny seahorse)

Synonyms: Hippocampus erinaceus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The narrow-bellied seahorse (Hippocampus angustus) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitat is open seas.
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Eastern Indian Ocean: northwestern Australia only, from Torres Strait to North West Cape. Records from Queensland need verification; often misidentified with <i>Hippocampus histrix</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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