Short-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus)

French: Cheval de Mer, Hippocampe, Hippocampe à Museau Court
Spanish: Caballo Marino, Cabalo de Mar
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderSyngnathiformes
FamilySyngnathidae
GenusHippocampus (1)
Top facts

The short-snouted seahorse is classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

Information on the short-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (July, 2011) 
    http://www.cites.org