Hedgehog seahorse

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Hedgehog seahorse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gasterosteiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Hippocampus
Species: H. spinosissimus
Binomial name
Hippocampus spinosissimus
M. C. W. Weber, 1913
Synonyms

Hippocampus aimei Roule, 1916

The hedgehog seahorse (Hippocampus spinosissimus) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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