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www.endangeredspeciesinternational.org/seahorse.html

Seahorses the jewels of the ocean in danger! Seahorses are very fascinating and magical marine creatures. They have head like a horse, a tail like a monkey, a head that moves independently, and skin color that can change like a chameleon . They are classified as fish and are cousins to pipefish and sea dragons, from the  ...

www.saveourseahorses.org/the-seahorse-dilemma.php

Unfortunately it is these captivating qualities that make it in such high demand in many different international trades such as the Traditional Chinese Medicine ( TCM), Curio Trade and Aquarium trade. It is this high demand on wild stocks which has left seahorse on the endangered list, with seahorse fisheries reporting a ...

education.seattlepi.com/water-pollution-threaten-seahorses-3576.html

Seahorses inhabit coastal areas around the world, and the activities of humans that impact shallow ocean environments directly affect seahorses as well. Coral reefs, mangrove swamps, and sea grass beds are arguably the most endangered ocean habitats as well as the habitats where seahorses most often reside.

www.theseahorsetrust.org/save-our-seahorses.aspx

What is Save Our Seahorses? Save Our Seahorses is a non-profit conservation partnership between Seahorses Aquariums in Dublin and The Seahorse Trust in England that aims to prevent the extinction of seahorses, which if nothing is done, is predicted to occur over the next 20 – 30 years. Save Our Seahorses takes a ...

animalblawg.wordpress.com/2009/12/02/are-seahorses-becoming-extinct

Dec 2, 2009 ... One animal that seems to receive little attention is the seahorse, even as many believe the seahorse to be a flagship of endangered marine habitats of the world and indicators of the heath of coral reefs where they live. The effect of their loss would cause an imbalance in the ecosystem creating lasting ...

www.fws.gov/international/animals/sea-horses.html

Several characteristics make seahorses naturally vulnerable to extinction. Although they are native to the waters off more than 130 countries, seahorses are patchy in distribution. Seahorses tend to have low birth rates, with lengthy parental care. In addition, the waters they live in are often exploited by people – such as for ...

www.projectseahorse.org/seahorses

Charismatic symbols of the seagrasses, mangroves, reefs and estuaries they call home, seahorses are flagship species for a wide range of marine conservation issues. Through a combination of biological research, citizen science, trade and policy work, and marine protected areas, Project Seahorse ensures that seahorse ...

www.nzgeo.com/stories/the-endearing-endangered-seahorse

Seahorse courtship rituals begin with a series of colour changes and postural displays. Inflating his brood pouch to balloon-like proportions with water, and lightening it in colour to enhance its visual impact, the male will repeatedly approach his chosen female with his head tucked down and body coloration highlighted.

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1021949813000434

This study investigated 58 dried seahorse samples collected from 23 Chinese herbal medicine stores across Taiwan using molecular forensics. Results showed that eight seahorse species were present in the Taiwan TCM market. Among them, Knysna seahorse (Hippocampus capensis) has an endangered status ...