38 Results for: iSeahorse

Denise’s pygmy seahorse:- a champion hide-and-seeker

This month’s featured iSeahorse observation highlights a champion hide-and-seeker, Denise’s pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise), courtesy of iSeahorse user maractwin. With their petite size and puppy dog eyes, they seem more like seadogs than seahorses. That adorable face kind of blows its cover, but imagine how seamlessly this fish would blend in with its back turned! In fact, the photographer nearly missed out on snapping the shot, as he didn’t even realize it was there until his dive guide pointed it out to him.… Read more

The strange case of Stratoni seahorses

Stratoni is a small village located in the north-eastern part of Greece. Most of the local community works in a mining factory located near the shore line. The landscape is beautiful with irregular mineral rich mountains that rest in the sometimes rough shores of the Mediterranean waters. On arriving in Greece in the midst of …

Yay! It’s here – the new, improved iSeahorse

Project Seahorse is delighted to announce the launch of our new, improved iSeahorse.org website – our pioneering citizen engagement tool that gathers information about seahorses while building a community of committed contributors who are empowered to take action for seahorses and marine conservation. Anyone can join. Whether you’re a diver, fisher, scientist, or just on …

Citizen scientists spot rare seahorse in Canadian waters

The University of British Columbia’s Project Seahorse announced today a rare documented sighting of a seahorse in Canadian waters. The sighting comes to light as a result of iSeahorse.org, the new citizen science initiative created by Project Seahorse. Two divers recently uploaded a photograph of the lined seahorse (Hippocampus erectus) that they spotted off St. …