Hippocampus patagonicus

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Patagonian seahorse
Hippocampus patagonicus (1).JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gasterosteiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Hippocampus
Species: H. patagonicus
Binomial name
Hippocampus patagonicus
Piacentino & Luzzatto, 2004

The Patagonian seahorse (Hippocampus patagonicus) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It lives in the southwest Atlantic Ocean.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Hippocampus patagonicus" in FishBase. junio 2013 version.