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Hippocampus whitei (Common sea-horse; New Holland seahorse; Sydney seahorse; White's seahorse)

Synonyms: Hippocampus novaehollandae; Hippocampus novaehollandiae
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Wikipedia Abstract

The New Holland seahorse, Sydney seahorse, or White's seahorse (Hippocampus whitei) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in Australia and the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtidal aquatic beds .
View Wikipedia Record: Hippocampus whitei

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Hippocampus whitei


Gestation [1]  21 days
Litter Size [1]  250
Maximum Longevity [2]  5 years

External References


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1Life history and ecology of seahorses: implications for conservation and management, S. J. FOSTER AND A. C. J. VINCENT, Journal of Fish Biology (2004) 65, 1–61
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0