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Hippocampe Aquarium

Seahorses are captured by the millions in China due to being used in Chinese medicine. They're also used for commercial use such as pendants and key chains. They also fall victims to fishing nets. Because of this they're facing extinction :( Want to help? google petitions to save them and support Ocean conservation organizations, like Oceana :)

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from WebEcoist

15 of the World’s Most Adorable Miniature Animals

--- A Denise's pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise) takes its place among coral polyps in Indonesian waters. At less than an inch (2.5 centimeters) tall, the seahorse's size and coloration help camouflage it within the gorgonian coral. --- Denise’s pygmy seahorse, also known as Hippocampus denise, lives among the coral reefs of the western Pacific at depths of 40 feet to 300 feet. It stands around 1/2 inch tall and is considered one of the best-camouflaged fishes in the oceans. Previously, th...

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