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Hippocampus bargibanti Pygmy seahorse

Hippocampus bargibantiis commonly referred to as Pygmy seahorse. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1459 
AphiaID:
275187 
Scientific:
Hippocampus bargibanti 
German:
Zwerg-Seepferdchen 
English:
Pygmy Seahorse 
Category:
Seahorses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampus (Genus) > bargibanti (Species) 
Initial determination:
Whitley, 1970 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, South-Africa, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
16 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 0.79" (2 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Food specialist, Living Food, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-06-15 16:31:09 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Hippocampus bargibanti are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Hippocampus bargibanti, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Hippocampus bargibanti, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Whitley, 1970

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampinae (Subfamily) > Hippocampus (Genus)

External links

  1. Hippocampus Bildarchiv (de). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Reef2rainforest (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Reefnews (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Husbandry know-how of owners

am 20.02.06#1
Geschlechtsunterschied: männchen haben eine deutlich sichtbare bruttasche,der übergang bauch-schwanz ist sozusagen gerade

geschlechtswandel: nein
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