Hippocampus waleananus

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Hippocampus waleananus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subfamily: Hippocampinae
Genus: Hippocampus
Species: Hippocampus waleananus
M. F. Gomon & Kuiter, 2009

Hippocampus waleananus was described in 2009 from a single specimen, although photo's of other specimens do exist. This species is known from Indonesia, associated with soft corals.[1]


  1. ^ Gomon, M. F., & Kuiter, R. H. (2009). Two new pygmy seahorses (Teleostei: Syngnathidae: Hippocampus) from the Indo-West Pacific. Aqua: journal of ichthyology and aquatic biology, 15(1-24), 37.