Pygmy Seahorses:  Find them if You Can

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PYGMY SEAHORSES (HIPPOCAMPUS BARGIBANTI) are small, fragile creatures of the Indo-Pacific, amazing in their ability to blend in with the colorful sea fans they spend their lives on. The question was: Do they choose the sea fan to match their color or do they acclimate to match the host sea fan’s color?

Watch this awesome video from the equally amazing folks at Deep Look to find out – and learn a lot about pygmy seahorses in the process.

PRINCIPAL SOURCES: “Pygmy Seahorses: Masters of Camouflage,” DEEP LOOK; Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific, Terrence Gosliner, David Behrens, Gary Williams; Reef Fish Identification, Tropical Pacific, Gerald Allen, Roger Steene, Paul Humann, Ned DeLoach;