Pacific seahorse (Hippocampus ingens)

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Pacific seahorse camouflaged against coral
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Pacific seahorse fact file

Pacific seahorse description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderSyngnathiformes
FamilySyngnathidae
GenusHippocampus (1)

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

Spanish
Caballito Del Pacifico.
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Pacific seahorse status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (March, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Pacific seahorse camouflaged against coral  
Pacific seahorse camouflaged against coral

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