Take action for seahorse conservation
There are many ways you can help protect seahorses and expand our scientific understanding of these extraordinary animals.
Become a citizen scientist
Simply by adding your observations and helping to identify seahorses on iSeahorse.org, you are contributing to seahorse knowledge and conservation. If you have an iPhone, be sure to download our app before you head into the field.
Recruit other citizen scientists
Are your friends or family going on a seaside holiday? Do you belong to a dive club? Know some seahorse enthusiasts? Here are some items you can download to help you spread the word:
- iSeahorse promotional poster ( English | Portuguese | Spanish )
- Fact sheet about iSeahorse ( English | Spanish )
- Fun facts about seahorses ( English | Portuguese | Spanish )
- iSeahorse sticker
Organize a long-term trends monitoring project
Are you interested in taking your citizen science to the next level by tracking a seahorse population over time? Learn more!
Avoid eating shrimp
Simply put, shrimp trawling and shrimp farming are among the most destructive activities in our oceans. Find out how they harm seahorse populations and how you can make sustainable seafood choices.
Donate to Project Seahorse
Project Seahorse depends on the support of our partners and dedicated individuals to manage and continuously improve iSeahorse. Any donation, no matter how large or small, makes a difference! Donate now.
Become a seahorse advocate in your community or region
Are seahorse populations in your area being threatened by habitat loss, overfishing, or other activities? Contact your local politician or send a note to your local newspaper or broadcaster. In the coming months we will be adding an advocacy toolkit and other features to iSeahorse.org, so please stay tuned. In the meantime, consider organizing a local petition to protect the seahorses in your ocean neighbourhood.