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  Pygmy Seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti)

Pygmy Seahorse | Hippocampus bargibanti photo
Pygmy Seahorse

Image by Steve Childs - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Pygmy Seahorse | Hippocampus bargibanti photo
Pygmy seahorse camoflaged amongst Gorgonian coral

Image by Jens Petersen - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

PYGMY SEAHORSE FACTS



Classification
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Syngnathiformes
Family:Syngnathidae
Genus:Hippocampus
Species:bargibanti
Common Name:Pygmy Seahorse

Relatives in same Genus
  Bigbelly Seahorse (H. abdominalis)
  White's Seahorse (H. whitei)