Animalia > Chordata > Syngnathiformes > Syngnathidae > Hippocampus > Hippocampus spinosissimus

Hippocampus spinosissimus (spiny seahorse; Hedgehog seahorse; Seahorse)

Synonyms: Hippocampus aimei (heterotypic); Hippocampus arnei (heterotypic)
Language: Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Vietnamese

Wikipedia Abstract

The hedgehog seahorse (Hippocampus spinosissimus) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Hippocampus spinosissimus

Endangered Species

Status: Vulnerable
View IUCN Record: Hippocampus spinosissimus


Litter Size [1]  683

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
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
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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