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H. reidi (Brazilian)

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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:  Western Atlantic: North Carolina in USA, Bermuda and Bahamas to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Environment:  depth range 0 - 55 m; gorgonians or seagrasses

Climate:  Tropical (or subtropical)

Availability:  WC and CB available

Physical Characteristics:  5-7" (9.5-17.5cm), Coronet: low-medium, rounded may convoluted (like a crumpled piece of paper). Spines: none to low rounded.  Broad, almost double cheek and eye spines; long, thick snout; narrow body.  Bright colors: orange, yellow, maroon -  often  spotted with brown or tiny white dots (especially on tail); may have paler ‘saddles’ across dorso-lateral surfaces.

Reproduction:  egg diameter 1.2 mm; gestation period 2 weeks, depending on water temperature; young approximately 7 mm (very small) at birth, require special care to raise

Other Information:  believed pair-bonded in wild




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