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Rainbow of Colors: Colorful Seahorses
For my another series of my "rainbow of the colors" hubs, I'm choosing seahorses to be the next. I remember having fun and enjoying watching a documentary about this colorful sea creatures.
Interesting Seahorses facts:
* In Ancient Greek, hippos (horse) and kampos is (sea monster.)
* Satomi Onishi is the dive guide who had collected a specimen of the smallest seahorse.
* A group of seahorses is called a herd.
* The snouts are what seahorses use to suck their foods in.
* Seahorses mates during the full moon.
* Seahorses are the only animals in which males have babies.
* Seahorses can rotate their eyes 360 degree.
* Seahorses camouflage themselves in order to blend to their surroundings.
This carnivore seahorse has few other common names such as 'common seahorse' or 'oceanic seahorse.' Yellow seahorse also comes in other color such as brown, orange, and black.
A red pygmy seahorse on its host coral.
This is just beautiful, the red color is eye catching.
This tiny seahorses measure 1.5 centimeters and can be found on annella reticulata seafans where they also feed.
This pygmy seahorse can be found on gorgonian corals into the depths of the ocean and only measures 2 centimeters.
Satomi's pygmy seahorse. These seahorses are so tiny and are just about 13.8 millimeters.
So if ever someone ask you what is the smallest species of seahorse? You know what to answer them. It is the satomi's pygmy seahorse.
Shiho's seahorse is a seahorse native to Japan.
White's seahorse is a shy seahorse, grows to 20 centimeters and endemic to Australia. Other common names for White's seahorse are Sydney seahorse and New Holland seahorse.
Sydney seahorse is named after the First Fleet's Surgeon General, John White.
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