Hippocampus lichtensteiniiis commonly referred to as Lichtenstein's Seahorse. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 9219 AphiaID: 275200 Scientific: Hippocampus lichtensteinii German: Seepferdchen English: Lichtenstein's Seahorse Category: Seahorses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampus (Genus) > lichtensteinii (Species) Initial determination: Kaup, 1856 Occurrence: Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean Size: 1.18" - 1.57" (3cm - 4cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None 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: 2016-01-25 15:10:22
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Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampinae (Subfamily) > Hippocampus (Genus) > Hippocampus lichtensteinii (Species)
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