seahorse #5, Hippocampus kuda [62K]

This spotted seahorse specimen is has an obvious brood pouch protruding from its abdomen-- an overt characteristic of male seahorses. This is a medium sized species, which typically have a lifespan in the wild of four to five years. The spots and mottled appearance help blend the seahorse into its surroundings.

Hippocampus kuda

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