Hippocampus histrix, Longspine seahorse, seahorse, Spiny seahorse, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Hippocampus histrix, Longspine seahorse, seahorse, Spiny seahorse, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Hippocampus histrix

Hippocampus histrix Description

Head and snout long. Spines very elongate, extremely sharp. Height to 15 cm. Dorsal soft rays: 15 to 18. Pectoral fin rays: 17 or 18. Base colour highly variable to match surroundings, from cream to grey, greenish, yellow or brown to burgundy-red. Body p

Hippocampus histrix Common Names

  • Longspine seahorse, seahorse, Spiny seahorse

Hippocampus histrix Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Hippocampus histrix? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Hippocampus histrix species belongs to.

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Hippocampus histrix, marine species closely related

Hippocampus histrix, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Hippocampus histrix marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Hippocampus histrix. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Hippocampus histrix are marked in green.

Hippocampus histrix, geographic distribution

Where is Hippocampus histrix found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Hippocampus histrix can be found.

Hippocampus histrix, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Hippocampus histrix species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Hippocampus histrix.