H. Barbouri

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H. barbouri (Barbour's or Barb)

Other species pages:

H. abdominalis
H. algiricus
H. angustus

H. barbouri
H. bargibanti
H. borboniensis
H. breviceps
H. camelopardalis
H. capensis
H. colemani
H. comes
H. coronatus
H. denise
H. erectus
H. fisheri
H. fuscus
H. guttulatus
H. hippocampus
H. histrix
H. ingens
H. jayakari
H. kelloggi
H. kuda
H. lichtensteinii
H. minotauri

H. mohnikei
H. procerus
H. reidi
H. sindonis
H. spinosissimus
H. subelongatus
H. trimaculatus
H. tuberculatus
H. whitei
H. zebra
H. zosterae

Location:  Indo-Pacific, Gulf of Thailand, South Sea China.  Western Central Pacific: southern Sulu Sea of the Philippines and Malaysia.

Environment:  depth range 6 - 10 m.  Unlike most seahorses, this species is often found clinging to hard coral.

Climate:  Tropical   74 - 78 F (24-26 C)

Availability:  CB and WC are available

Physical Characteristics:  4"-6" (15.0 cm), Coronet: medium-high, five sharp spines;  quite sharp eye spine; first dorsal trunk spine much longer than others and curved backwards;  double cheek spines, double spines below eye. Color: white to pale yellow to pale brown; reddish brown spots and lines on body; snout often striped; fine lines radiating from eye.

Reproduction:  Fry hitch at birth

Other Information:  reported to have a sensitivity to nitrates evidenced by heavy breathing.




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