Lourie & Kuiter, 2008
Severn’s pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus severnsi) is one of the smallest known seahorses, reaching a maximum adult size of just 1.3 cm. It is usually dark brown in colour with a large red patch covering its shoulder. This species is known from Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Sightings of the seahorse in the Philippines was first confirmed in 2014.
- Sara A. Lourie & Rudie H. Kuiter (2008). "Three new pygmy seahorse species from Indonesia (Teleostei: Syngnathidae: Hippocampus)" (PDF). Zootaxa. 68: 54–68.
- "Rare seahorses spotted for first time in PH". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
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