Walea Seahorse

Seahorses on Parade



Check out Richard Smith's great shots of pygmy seahorses and read his full article in the March 2014 edition of DIVE. 

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Denise Seahorse

Denise’s pygmy seahorses can be found living on various species of gorgonians

Bargibant’s pygmy seahorse was the first species to be identified in 1970

Richard's PHD was based on studying Denise’s pygmy seahorses in Wakatobi

A courting pair of Denise’s pygmy seahorses - the male has become distracted by a tasty crustacean wandering over his partner’s back

Severn’s pygmy seahorses can be found on various sessile inverberates

Pontoh’s pygmy seahorse found in Indonesia, the Philippines and as far east as Fiji

The Walea pygmy seahorse was first scientifically described in 2009



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