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Photo of the week - Hippocampus erectus

Hippocampus erectus or the Lined Seahorse is endemic to coastal waters in the Atlantic everywhere from Nova Scotia to Suriname. They are found around structure ranging from seagrass to dock pilings to sargassum. This is an excellent aquarium specimen as they are hardy, and have even been successfully bred in captivity. In this process the male of the species can be seen to carry the eggs.

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