Phyllopteryx taeniolatus (Common Seadragon)

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Phyllopteryx taeniolatusUser: seahorses_of_the_worldDate: 2015-05-19Location: -37.81, 144.84
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Phyllopteryx taeniolatusUser: seahorses_of_the_worldDate: 2015-05-19Location: -37.86, 144.9
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Phyllopteryx taeniolatusUser: seahorses_of_the_worldDate: 2015-05-19Location: -37.91, 144.93
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Summary

Phyllopteryx taeniolatus, also known as the weedy seadragon or common seadragon, is a marine fish related to the seahorse. It is the only member of the genus Phyllopteryx. Adult weedy seadragons are a reddish colour, with yellow and purple markings; they have small leaf-like appendages that provide camouflage and a number of short spines for protection. Males have narrower bodies and are darker than females. Seadragons have a long dorsal fin along the back and small...
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