Hippocampus kuda (Common Sea Horse)

Recent observations

H. kudaUser: aquanautelnidoDate: 2017-03-14Location: 11.3, 119.52View >>
H. kudaUser: projectsabroadkohsdachDate: 2017-03-06Location: 10.81, 103.14View >>
H. kudaUser: projectsabroadkohsdachDate: 2017-03-06Location: 10.97, 103.05View >>
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Summary

Hippocampus kuda, also known as the common seahorse, estuary seahorse, or yellow seahorse is a member of the family Syngnathidae (seahorses and pipefishes) of the order Syngnathiformes. The common sea horse is a small, equine-like fish, with extraordinary breeding methods.Greeks and Romans believed the seahorse was an attribute of the sea god Poseidon/Neptune, and the seahorse was considered a symbol of strength and power. Europeans believed that the seahorse carried the souls of deceased sailors to...
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