Hippocampus colemani

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Hippocampus colemani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gasterosteiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Hippocampus
Species: H. colemani
Binomial name
Hippocampus colemani
Kuiter, 2003

Coleman's pygmy seahorse, Hippocampus colemani, is a rare seahorse found in the waters surrounding Lord Howe Island, Australia. It can be found at shallow depths of around 5 metres (16 ft) and the maximum recorded size for this species is just 2.2 centimetres (0.87 in).[1]

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  1. ^ Rudie H. Kuiter (2003). "A new pygmy seahorse (Pisces: Syngnathidae: Hippocampus) from Lord Howe Island". Records of the Australian Museum 55 (2): 113–116. doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.55.2003.1382. 

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