Hippocampus bargibanti (Pygmy Seahorse)

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H. bargibantiUser: abwonderdiveDate: 2017-07-09Location: 13.44, 120.82
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H. bargibantiUser: mettehallumDate: 2017-04-05Location: 11.37, 124.03View >>
H. bargibantiUser: tahsinceylanDate: 2017-01-22Location: 5.9, 116.07View >>
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Hippocampus bargibanti, also known as Bargibanti's seahorse or the pygmy seahorse, is a seahorse of the family Syngnathidae found in the western central Pacific Ocean. It is tiny, usually less than 2 centimetres (0.79 in) in size and lives exclusively on fan corals. There are two known color variations: grey with red tubercles, and yellow with orange tubercles. It is unknown whether these color varieties are linked to specific host gorgonians. Because of its camouflage, the species...
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