Longsnout seahorse (Hippocampus reidi)

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Longsnout seahorse fact file

Longsnout seahorse description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderGasterosteiformes
FamilySyngnathidae
GenusHippocampus (1)

Information on the longsnout seahorse is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Slender seahorse.
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Longsnout seahorse status

Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (September, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org
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Black and red coloured longsnout seahorse  
Black and red coloured longsnout seahorse

© Mark Conlin/V&W / imagequestmarine.com

Image Quest Marine
The Moos
Poffley End
Witney
Oxfordshire
OX29 9UW
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1993 704050
Fax: +44 (0) 1993 779203
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