There are 45 species of Seahorses. The genus name is “Hippocampus”, this comes from the ancient greek hippokampos, hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning “sea monster”.
Seahorses are found in shallow tropical and temperate salt water throughout the world. They live in sheltered areas such as seagrass, coral reefs, and mangroves. They range in size from a ½ inch to 14 inches and resemble a horse with their bent neck and long nose. Continue reading