THREE-SPOT SEAHORSE

Hippocampus trimaculatus
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Found living in gravel or sandy bottoms area. It is recognized from other sea horse species by three spot on trunk rings and distinctive sharp, hook-like spines on either side of their throat and above their eyes. Its body color varies from orange, brown, black and some individuals have zebra-striped pattern.
Frequency of sightings:
Rare
Best time of year:
All year around
Remarks:
Body size up to 17 cm, 10-40 m depth.
Divesites seen at:
Air Bajo, Hairball 1, Hairball 2, Hairball 3, ROJOS, TK3
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Veterbrate
Reef & Sea Grass
Buttom Dweller
Seahorse
- Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse
- Common Seahorse
- Denise Pygmy Seahorse
- Pontohi Pygmy Seahorse
- Thorny Seahorse
- Three-spot Seahorse

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