H. fuscus

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H. fuscus (Sea Pony)

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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:  Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, and Sri Lanka

Environment:  Occurs in eelgrass beds in lagoons

Climate:  Tropical

Availability:  Occasionally available

Physical Characteristics:  8.0-12.0 cm  small snout  Coronet: low   Spines: low, smooth to slightly developed.  Head large compared to body; deep head. Color : usually dark but can be bright yellow

Reproduction:  Gestation period is about 14 days depending on temperature. Clutch size is about 30-140 (from dropped clutches)

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