Weedy Seadragon photographed at Underwater World, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
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WEEDY SEADRAGON FACTS
The Weedy Seadragon is a fascinating creature with leaf like appendages. It has blue spotting on the long snout and body is orange or brown. It is difficult to spot when amongst weeds. The juveniles are more slender with proportionately larger appendages making them even harder to see.
kelp-covered rocky reefs
small shrimp called mysids, and other small crustaceans
The male incubates about 250 eggs on his tail
The Weedy Seadragon is only found in Australia and lives around the southern coastline from the central New South Wales coast to Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
|Common Name:||Weedy Seadragon|