How Do Seahorses Protect Themselves?


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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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Syngnathiformes Family: Syngnathidae Genus: Hippocampus
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... More »
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