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SHARKS, RAYS, TURTLES
BLACK & WHITE
BALI, LOMBOK, KOMODO
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Seahorses & Pipefish
A pair of tiny Bargabanti Pygmy Seahorses spend their lives in their matching sea fan in Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
A Longsnout Seahorse watches the action on the reef from his coral perch in Roatan, Honduras.
SH-3. Bargibanti Seahorse
No bigger than a pinky nail, with Dr. Seuss features, this Pygmy Seahorse is full of charm.
SH-4. They Went That-a-Way!
A tiny seahorse hangs on for to a blade of seagrass in the current.
SH-5. Frilly Mom
Swimming vertically to hide in a sea fan, this pregnant Ornate Ghose Pipefish shows off a swollen brood pouch. Her ghostly partner is in the background.
SH-6. Dancing Spaghetti
A pair of perfectly-camouflaged Mushroom Coral Pipefish whip around their home, looking like strands of pasta.
SH-7. Dots and Dashes
A Thorny Seahorse shows off his fancy spines and polka dots. Anilao, Philippines.
SH-8. Pipefish Welcome
A tiny Soft Coral Pipefish greets a visitor to the reef in Misool, Indonesia.
SH-9. Unicorn of the Sea
A Common Seahorse has a coral colony growing from its crown. Backlighting makes it look magical.
SH-10. Pretty as a Pygmy
A Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse, less than an inch long, sneaks a peek from his sea fan in Bali, Indonesia.
SH-11. Where's Waldo
A teensy tiny Bargibanti Pygmy seahorse is lost among the polyps of his orange sea fan.
SH-12. Shy Seahorse
A white Thorny Seahorse shows off his spines and unique coloring. Anilao, Philippines
SH-13. It's a Small World
Small as a pencil lead, this Pygmy Seahorse lives his whole life on this matching sea fan.
SH-14. Very Fancy
The Ornate Ghost Pipefish actually uses his elaborate colors as camouflage!
SH-15. Hippocampus Bargibanti
Pygmy Seahorse looking out from his perch in a sea fan that he matches. Anilao, Philippines
Sh-16. Pipefish and Seastar
A Banded Messmate Pipefish with elaborate markings contrasts with his resting place: a polka-dotted blue seastar. Solomon Islands
SH-17. Baby Buggy
This Red-Banded Pipefish is showing off a full load of eggs incubating on the male's belly.
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