2 Results for: Rebecca Waines

Small and mighty (Why the weedy pygmy is going strong)

Our latest iSeahorse featured observation comes from Daniel Schofield (djscho on iNaturalist) who captured this wonderful weedy pygmy (Hippocampus pontohi) amidst the pink corals of Indonesia. The weedy pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus pontohi) was named after the Indonesian dive guide, Hence Pontoh, who discovered it. As with most pygmy seahorses, it grows to ~ 1.5 centimeters … Read more Small and mighty (Why the weedy pygmy is going strong)

Gentle (underwater) “giant” of Galapagos – the Pacific seahorse

This month’s featured gem of citizen science goes to Rémi Bigonneau (remi_bigonneau on iNaturalist) for this dazzling shot of the Pacific seahorse (Hippocampus ingens) off the coast of the Galapagos Islands. Extraordinarily large for a seahorse, Pacific seahorses – also known as Giant seahorses – can grow to 31 cm long and are rivaled only … Read more Gentle (underwater) “giant” of Galapagos – the Pacific seahorse