Hippocampus ingens (Giant Seahorse)

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H. ingensUser: daniellemicheleDate: 2017-03-13Location: 23.69, -109.8View >>
H. ingensUser: alex2017Date: 2017-03-06Location: -0.98, -90.97View >>
H. ingensUser: andrea38Date: 2016-10-12Location: -5.85, -80.74View >>
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The Pacific seahorse (Hippocampus ingens) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and the United States. Its natural habitat is coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss. The genus name is derived from the Greek hippos or "horse" and campus or "sea monster."
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