Hippocampus tyro

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Hippocampus tyro
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Genus: Hippocampus
H. tyro
Binomial name
Hippocampus tyro

Hippocampus tyro is a seahorse, a fish in the family Syngnathidae. 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.[2]


  1. ^ Pollom, R. (2017). "Hippocampus tyro". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T47728650A47728857. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T47728650A47728857.en.
  2. ^ 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.