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Beauty Of Animal | Seahorse | Seahorse compose the hippocampus in the sex of the fish family Syngnathidae, Syngnathiformes in the system. Syngnathidae also includes pipefishes. "Hippocampus" comes from the Hippos in ancient Greek means "horse", meaning kampos "sea monster"There are approximately 50 species of seahorses. There are mainly in the shallow water tropical and temperate in all parts of the world.
They prefer to live in protected areas such as seagrass beds and coral reefs, mangroves, or. Found on the European colonies in the water, such as the mouth of the River Thames. of North America down to South America there are roughly four types, ranging from very small (Seahorse dwarf only about 2.5 cm (0.98 in)) to the much larger samples off the Pacific coast of Central America (the foot of the long- ingens e). H. Homo largest seahorse, ranging from Nova Scotia to around Uruguay. Three species live in the Mediterranean: H. Guttulatus (long snout), H. Hippocampus (short snout) and H.
fuscus (migrated from the Red Sea). This land is fish, with males living in about 1 square meter (11 square feet) of their habitat while females range about 100 times this area. They bob around in sea grass meadows and stands of mangroves and coral reefs, where the adoption of ambiguous patterns of brown and gray to camouflage themselves among the seaweed. During the moments in the vicinity of a social or unusual, and seahorses turn bright colors.

 Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Actinopterygii
Subclass:     Neopterygii
Infraclass:     Teleostei
Order:     Syngnathiformes
Family:     Syngnathidae
Subfamily:     Hippocampinae
Genus:     Hippocampus

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