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Species Spotlight

The Dwarf seahorse is one of the more popular seahorses in the aquarium trade as it breeds easily in capivity, unlike most marine fish.

"A humpback leapt completely out of the water less than 100m away, sending our jaws to the floor of the boat."

Staff Spotlight

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Featured Resource

Uniquely among vertebrates, seahorses and pipefishes (Family Syngnathidae) incubate their eggs within a male brood pouch. This has contributed to a widespread, but poorly founded belief, that the...

CITES, conservation and geopolitics

3 Aug 2011

Dr. Amanda Vincent, Director of Project Seahorse, reports from the latest meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Read the latest news about marine conservation in West Africa and the Indo-Pacific. Read her blog here.