Seahorses are only about 7 inches long and are not good swimmers and can't do a whole lot to protect themselves. The best protection they have is the ability to blend into their surroundings. They do this by changing colors and hiding.
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How Do Seahorses Protect Themselves
Seahorses are named for their equine profile. Although they are bony fish, they do not have scales, but rather a thin skin stretched over a series of bony plates arranged in rings throughout their body. Each species has a distinct number...
Seahorse is the name given to 54 species of marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus. Hippocampus comes from the Ancient Greek hippos meaning horse and kampos meaning sea monster.
Seahorses are mainly...