Hippocampus pusillus

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Pygmy thorny seahorse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Hippocampus
H. pusillus
Binomial name
Hippocampus pusillus
R. Fricke, 2004

Hippocampus pusillus, the pygmy thorny seahorse, is only known from specimens that were dredged at depths between 35 and 228m off the coast of New Caledonia.[2]


  1. ^ Pollom, R. (2017). "Hippocampus pusillus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T47728648A47728851. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T47728648A47728851.en.
  2. ^ Fricke, R. (2004). Review of the pipefishes and seahorses (Teleostei: Syngnathidae) of New Caledonia, with descriptions of five new species. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, 1-67.