Hippocampus grandicepsis commonly referred to as Big-head seahorse. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 9205 AphiaID: 275195 Scientific: Hippocampus grandiceps German: Seepferdchen English: Big-head Seahorse Category: Cavallucci marini Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampus (Genus) > grandiceps (Species) Initial determination: Kuiter, 2001 Size: bis zu 10.5cm Temperature: 21°C - 25°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2016-01-22 13:19:27
Last edit: 2016-01-22 13:19:27
This very spiny seahorse is only found in the Gulf of Carpentaria in shallow water down to 10-12 meters.
The Bighead Seahorse lives on soft bottom habitats
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampinae (Subfamily) > Hippocampus (Genus) > Hippocampus grandiceps (Species)
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