Hippocampus sindonisis commonly referred to as Shiho's seahorse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 9195 AphiaID: 275209 Scientific: Hippocampus sindonis German: Seepferdchen English: Shiho's Seahorse Category: Seahorses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampus (Genus) > sindonis (Species) Initial determination: Jordan & Snyder, 1901 Occurrence: Corea, Japan Size: up to 3.15" (8 cm) Temperature: °F - 24,0 °F (°C - 24,0°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 22 gal (~ 100L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-01-20 21:17:27
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Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Hippocampus sindonis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Hippocampus sindonis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Hippocampus sindonis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampinae (Subfamily) > Hippocampus (Genus) > Hippocampus sindonis (Species)
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