Tuesday, May 19, 2009
FISHES AND LEATHERBACK TURTLES
Firstday cover, Newzealand, 1996
These are species belong to the genus Hippocampus, family-Syngnathidae include pipe fish and sea dragon. There are 32 species of sea horses found in shallow tropical and temperate water.
TYPES OF SEA HORSES
Big belly sea horses, Winged sea horse , West Afrrican sea horses
Narrow bellied, Barbour seahorse
Pygmy seahorse, False eyed seahorse, Reunion seahorse
Short head sea horse, Giraffe sea horse
Knysna seahorse, Hippocampus sea horse, Tigertail sea horse
Crowned sea horse, Denises sea horse
Lined sea horse, Fisher's sea horse, Seapony,
big head, Long snout, Eastern Spiny, short snout,
Thorny sea horse etc.