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Protecting Giraffes – Giraffe seahorses that is – in Mozambique

This proud Giraffe seahorse (Hippocampus camelopardalis) was observed in Mozambique by Dr. Louw Claassens (IUCN Seahorse, Pipefish and Seadragon Specialist Group Member), who then posted it to iSeahorse, our citizen science initiative. While not much is known about Giraffe seahorses – they are classified as Data Deficient on the IUCN Red List – we do … Read more Protecting Giraffes – Giraffe seahorses that is – in Mozambique

Flirtatious Shorthead seahorses

Our latest featured iSeahorse observation is this beautiful Shorthead seahorse (Hippocampus breviceps) by iNaturalist user ken_flan. It is also known as the Knobby seahorse and lives in southwestern and southeastern coastal Australia. It’s clear where this seahorse gets its common names as it is characterized by a short snout and fleshy tendrils on its head … Read more Flirtatious Shorthead seahorses

White’s seahorse: one of two Endangered seahorse species

We took a little break from posting featured iSeahorse observations, but we are back at it again! To kick things off we are featuring this gorgeous White’s seahorse (Hippocampus whitei) photographed by user Peter “fiftygrit” in New South Wales, Australia.  White’s seahorse was recently listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List, one of two … Read more White’s seahorse: one of two Endangered seahorse species