Hippocampus tyro

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Hippocampus tyro
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subfamily: Hippocampinae
Genus: Hippocampus
Species: Hippocampus tyro
J. E. Randall & Lourie, 2009

Hippocampus tyro is a seahorse, a fish in the Syngnathidae family. The species is only known from a single specimen caught off of the coast of the Seychelles at a depth of between 43 and 48m.[1]


  1. ^ Randall, J. E., & Lourie, S. A. (2009). Hippocampus tyro, a new seahorse (Gasterosteiformes: Syngnathidae) from the Seychelles. Smithiana Publications in Aquatic Biodiversity, 10, 19-21.