Information about the Pygmy Seahorse:
The Pygmy Seahorse is a also known as Bargibanti's is a fish of the family Syngnathidae found in the western central Pacific Ocean. It is one of the smallest seahorses in the world, generally less than an inch long (2 centimeters) It lives exclusively on sea fan corals. Because of its camouflage, the species wasn't discovered until its host gorgonian was being examined in a laboratory. Scientists believe other, similar, species remain to be found. The Pygmy Seahorse is found in coastal areas ranging from southern Japan and Indonesia to northern Australia and New Caledonia on reefs and slopes at a depth of 16-130 feet (5–40 meters). Large, bulbous tubercles cover its body and match the color and shape of the polyps of its host species of gorgonian coral, while its body matches the gorgonian stem. It is not known whether individuals can change color if they change hosts.
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