Ribbon dragon (Haliichthys taeniophorus)
Leafy seadragon (Phycodurus eques)
Weedy seadragon (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus)
Pot-bellied seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis)
Tiger tail seahorse (Hippocampus comes)
Pacific seahorse (Hippocampus ingens)
Razorfish (Aeoliscus strigatus)
Dragon sea moth (Eurypegasus draconis)
Longsnout seahorse (Hippocampus reidi)
Alligator pipefish (Syngnathoides biaculeatus)
Banded pipefish (Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus)
Dwarf seahorse (Hippocampus zosterae)
Pacific trumpetfish (Aulostomus chinensis)
Yellow-banded pipefish (Dunckerocampus pessuliferus)
See the beauty and diversity of the syngnathid family.
See the beauty and diversity of the syngnathid family. While these animals have a lot in common, from the shape of their heads and delicate fins to their armored body plates, look for the characteristics that differentiate each species, like their body shape, size, and color.