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- This seahorse is found in Australia from Kangaroo Island to Sydney and around Tasmania.
Juveniles occur in seagrass areas, while adults occupy kelp areas and are commonly located around jetties. They are found in waters from 0 - 12 m depth and can grow to a total body length of 260 mm.
Species: Hippocampus abdominalis
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- Wernher Krutein