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 Seahorse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In heraldry, a seahorse is depicted as a creature with the foreparts of a horse and the hindparts of a fish.
The seahorse is a true fish, with a dorsal fin located on the lower body and pectoral fins located on the head near their gills.
Shedd Aquarium: Seahorse Symphony Quote: "...Seahorses, pipefishes and seadragons also share another unusual trait.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seahorse   (934 words)

  
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Unlike most other fish, the calcium level in the aquarium is important to seahorses.
Hippocampus zebra commonly referred to as (yep, you guessed it) the Zebra Seahorse due the the highly distinctive color pattern.
Hippocampus elongatus, the West Australian Seahorse, is a rare import.
www.reefkeeping.com /issues/2004-11/hcs3/index.php   (3920 words)

  
 Seahorse by Samantha H.
A seahorse’s relatives are a pipefish, cornet fish, shrimpfish and a trumpet fish.
Seahorses are named after the shape of their head.
When they get hungry the seahorse smacks their lips and when the seahorse smacks his/her lips the prey gets scared and doesn’t know what to do.
www.crockerfarm.org /ac/gr3/animals/SamanthaHSeahorse.htm   (204 words)

  
 seahorse on Encyclopedia.com
A seahorse explores a blue crystal Waterford glass that was inside of the seahorse fish tank on the sixth floor at Marshall Field's State Street store, December 23, 2004, in Chicago, Illinois.
A crystal Waterford seahorse is surrounded by live seahorses inside of the seahorse fish tank on the sixth floor at Marshall Field's State Street store in Chicago, Illinois.
SEAHORSE [seahorse] common name for certain small fishes of the family Syngnathidae, inhabiting warm waters but sometimes found as far north as Cape Cod.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/s1/seahorse.asp   (870 words)

  
 BBC NEWS Science/Nature Tiny seahorse identified
Because it lives among the deeper corals and is a master of camouflage, the diminutive new fish is probably safe from the over-exploitation threatening other seahorse species.
Sara Lourie, from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, was part of the team which identified the new seahorse on a dive among corals of the Flores Sea, off the coast of Indonesia.
Researchers say the animal was mistakenly thought to be a juvenile of another of the 32 known species of seahorses.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/sci/tech/3019899.stm   (303 words)

  
 White's Seahorse, Hippocampus whitei
Fishes of the family Syngnathidae are found in tropical and temperate coastal waters around the world and seahorses occur throughout this range.
Seahorses are beautiful fishes with some remarkable adaptations including hard bony armour on the body, a prehensile tail (which can be used for holding on), binocular vision, excellent camouflage and a most unusual mode of reproduction.
The Big Belly Seahorse Hippocampus abdominalis (View images 1, 2), which is also widespread in south-eastern Australia, can be found in similar habitats to that of White's Seahorse, and also in deeper water living on sponges.
www.amonline.net.au /fishes/students/focus/hippocampus.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Fish Clipart ETC
Seahorse The seahorse is the only fish as yet known to have a prehensile tail.
Ray This singularly formed fish, the torpedo, has two electrical batteries-that is, machines for making electricity or lighting, (Hooker, 1886).
Flying Fish The Flying Fish is enabled to fly by having fins which approach in extent the wings of a bird, (Hooker, 1882.)
etc.usf.edu /clipart/galleries/Animals/fish.htm   (1016 words)

  
 CDNN Eco News :: Slow Death Under Troubled Waters
The residents of Handumon, a major seahorse fishing village, keep the fish alive in tanks or leave them outside to dry in the sun for two days.
The populations of some of the seven known species of seahorse in the Philippines are understood to have fallen by up to 70% in the 10 years to 1995.
Accidental catching by trawlers in search of other fish is also a problem.
www.cdnn.info /news/eco/e050314a.html   (797 words)

  
 Pacific Seahorse, Hippocampus ingens @ MarineBio.org
Seahorses are exploited for traditional medicines and as aquarium fishes, and their habitats are among the most threatened marine environments.
The Pacific seahorse, Hippocampus ingen, is one of the largest of the 34 known species of seahorses in the world, the Pacific seahorse can reach up to 30 cm in length.
Marine mysids often are found in large swarms and are an important part of many fish diets.
marinebio.org /species.asp?id=109   (1036 words)

  
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www.submarinebooks.com   (1036 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Seahorse habitats are among the most threatened in the world due to pollution, shoreline alteration, and destructive fishing methods.
Physical Characteristics: A seahorse is a bony fish and is classified in the same family as pipefishes, sea dragons, and pipehorses.
Habitat and range: Seahorses are found in most of the world’s temperate and tropical coastal waters: Indo-Australia; the Atlantic coasts of Europe, Africa, and North America; and the Pacific coast of North America (from about 45 degrees North to 45 degrees south latitude).
www.colszoo.org /animalareas/shores/seahrse.html   (597 words)

  
 The Knysna seahorse - a curious, legendary African fish
Despite its atypical appearance, the seahorse is indeed a fish, equipped with a backbone, (unusual grape-like) gills, swim bladder and fins.
Seahorses are thought to have evolved at least 40 million years ago and have survived from ancient times with only very small changes in body structure or organ function.
Seahorses are unique in appearance, resembling an amalgamation of body parts taken from numerous animals: a horse-like head, a monkey-like prehensile tail, chameleon-like eyes and insect-like body armor.
www.scienceinafrica.co.za /2002/september/seahorse.htm   (1285 words)

  
 Animal Bio - Oceanic Seahorse
While not the most exotic species of seahorse, it is a classic representation of a beautiful and fascinating fish.
The seahorses' curly tails, which they use to hold onto blades of seagrass, are sometimes not strong enough to withstand the force of a storm.
The oceanic seahorse is also known as the common seahorse, but the sad truth is that all seahorses are becoming less and less common.
www.sheddaquarium.org /ani_bios_22.html   (280 words)

  
 ANIMAL BYTES - Seahorses
A seahorse is a type of fish closely related to pipefishes and belonging to the scientific family Syngnathidae.
Seahorses are well camouflaged among the relatively tall eelgrasses and seaweeds in which they make their homes.
Seahorses are elongate with rigid body armor and swim upright.
www.seaworld.org /animal-info/animal-bytes/animalia/eumetazoa/coelomates/deuterostomes/chordata/craniata/osteichthyes/syngnathiformes/seahorses.htm   (345 words)

  
 Fish at EnchantedLearning.com
The seahorse is a very strange fish that lives in warm water.
Salmon are fish that live in the sea and spawn in fresh water.
The Coelacanth (pronounced SEE-la-canth) is a primitive lobe-finned fish that was thought to have been extinct for millions of years, but a living Coelacanth was caught in the Indian Ocean off the coast of South Africa in 1938.
www.enchantedlearning.com /themes/fish.shtml   (795 words)

  
 Seahorse Australia
We also supply companion fish, saltwater aquarium kits and accessories, books, Seahorse jewellery and beautiful artwork – everything for the dedicated seahorse fan.
Seahorse Australia is a specialist farm producing seahorses for public and domestic aquariums.
We invite you to explore the exciting world of the seahorse and the advances in aquaculture that is making this unique animal available to everyone.
www.seahorse-australia.com.au   (61 words)

  
 Seahorse Australia
If your seahorses ever appear stressed for any reason, lowering the temperature with party ice or freezer blocks to 16-18°C (68°F) is the best immediate attention you can provide.
Seahorses excrete ammonia, which is toxic if it accumulates.
Seahorses love to sit in the stream of bubbles coming from airstones.
www.seahorse-australia.com.au /pages/aquar_setup.html   (1602 words)

  
 Sea Horse Printout- Enchanted Learning Software
Seahorses are a type of small fish that have armored plates all over their body (they don't have scales).
The most unusual seahorse is the Australian sea horse, which has leaf-like camouflage all over its body, making it almost disappear in the seaweed bed.
Seahorses can change their color to camouflage (hide) themselves in order to hide from enemies.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/fish/printouts/Seahorsecoloring.shtml   (244 words)

  
 syngnathid.org - Quick Seahorse ID Guide
Due to the common mislabeling of seahorses in fish stores, species can easily be mixed up or identified incorrectly.
Commonly known as the Tiger-Tail seahorse, because the tail is striped with yellow (usually).
Commonly known as the Pot-Bellied Seahorse, this is the largest species currently known, reaching up to 15" at adulthood.
www.syngnathid.org /articles/idGuide.html   (675 words)

  
 Fascinating Horse
Yet, seahorses, with their enchanting and almost magical appearance, are simply a type of fish.
Many people don't believe that seahorses are real animals.
If you look at them, you can't help but think the same thing.
projects.edtech.sandi.net /encanto/seahorses/facinatinghorse.html   (37 words)

  
 Seahorse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In heraldry, a seahorse is depicted as a creature with the foreparts of a horse and the hindparts of a fish.
Hippocampus is a genus of fish known as Seahorses (family Syngnathidae).
Sea dragons feed on larval fishes and amphipods, such as small shrimp-like crustaceans called mysids ("sea lice"), sucking up their prey with their small mouths.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hippocampus_(fish)   (696 words)

  
 Osteicthyes
The fish (yes, it is a fish!) to the left is, of course, a Seahorse.
(#) 3 little Pilot Fish and a 100-lb ocean Sunfish--the pilot fish are waiting for scraps of food to fall out of the sunfish's mouth.
The following are some more pictures of other fish:
www.cyhaus.com /marine/fish.htm   (159 words)

  
 Fish at EnchantedLearning.com
The seahorse is a very strange fish that lives in warm water.
The Coelacanth (pronounced SEE-la-canth) is a primitive lobe-finned fish that was thought to have been extinct for millions of years, but a living Coelacanth was caught in the Indian Ocean off the coast of South Africa in 1938.
Salmon are fish that live in the sea and spawn in fresh water.
www.enchantedlearning.com /themes/fish.shtml   (159 words)

  
 Big-belly seahorse - Hippocampus abdominalis: More Information - ARKive
Vincent, A.C.J. and Martin-Smith, K.M. (2005) Seahorse declines in the Derwent estuary, Tasmania in the absence of fishing pressure.
Diverse group of arthropods (a phylum of animals with jointed limbs and a hard chitinous exoskeleton) characterised by the possession of two pairs of antennae, one pair of mandibles (parts of the mouthparts used for handling and processing food) and two pairs of maxillae (appendages used in eating, which are located behind the mandibles).
Although this species is sold locally and internationally for the aquarium trade and collected and dried for use in the oriental medicine trade, typically as a tonic and as an aphrodisiac, such exploitation is strictly controlled in Australia (2).
www.arkive.org /species/GES/fish/Hippocampus_abdominalis/more_info.html   (1327 words)

  
 Seahorses and Pipefish, Members of the Marine Fish Family Syngnathidae
The average size in an aquarium of most Seahorses is approximately five inches, and most Pipefish reach a length of eight inches.
These fish should be maintained in good water conditions, with low current and plenty of branching gorgonias, algae, or coral decorations.
In an aquarium, these fish usually prefer live foods such as vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, small ghost shrimp, or copepods and amphipods found in live rock.
www.peteducation.com /category_summary.cfm?cls=16&cat=1873   (336 words)

  
 The Seahorse
A seahorse is a type of fish closely related to pipefishes and belonging to the scientific family Syngnathidae.
The longsnout seahorse Hippocampus reidi and the Northern seahorse Hippocampus erectus live in the Caribbean region of the Western Atlantic.
The optical attraction of these creatures is increased by the contrast of their colours to the green of the eelgrasses and seaweeds in which most of the seahorses live.
members.aol.com /casey144801/aquarium/index16a.htm   (4054 words)

  
 The Darter Online
As I became more familiar with my fish's behavior, I was able to watch the mating dance of the seahorse.
The locals are fishing with a line that is wrapped around a stick, or some other object, they have a small hook on the end of the line with a piece of shrimp on it as bait.
Certain fish seem to have a certain "basic color" that they maintain most of the time, but it darkens and lightens throughout the day, and as they interact with one another.
www.missouriaquariumsociety.org /darteronline.html   (18338 words)

  
 USS Seahorse (SSN-669) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
submarine and third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the seahorse, a small fish whose head and upper body suggest the head and neck of a horse.
See USS Seahorse for other ships of the same name.
On 30 November, Seahorse got underway from Charleston on her first major deployment, in which she operated in the Atlantic and visited
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Seahorse_(SSN-669)   (18338 words)

  
 USS Seahorse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
seahorse, a small fish whose head and the fore part of its body suggest the head and neck of a
The third Seahorse, (SSN-669), was a Sturgeon -class submarine, commissioned in 1969 and struck in 1995.
Three ships of the United States Navy have borne the name USS Seahorse or Sea Horse, named in honor of the
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Seahorse   (18338 words)

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