Tigertail Seahorse

Common Name:
Tigertail Seahorse
Chordata (Chordates)
Hippocampus comes
Average Size:
15 centimetres

The Tigertail Seahorse is among the most-ommonly-seen seahorses in the Andaman Sea and the Coral Triangle. Like all seahorse species, the male gives birth to hundreds of live young after a gestation period of 2-3 weeks. They are classified as a nocturnal bony fish in the order of Syngnathiformes, family Syngnathidae.

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