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Tyler Stiem
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Species Spotlight

This tiny seahorse - 2cm tall - is protected in Australian waters.   It is only found on gorgorgian corals.

"A few fishers I met even tried to culture seahorses because their children love them."

Staff Spotlight

Research Biologist

Featured Resource

A new species of pygmy seahorse, Hippocampus denise, is described from Indonesia. It is distinguished from other seahorse species by its diminutive size, the possesion of a low number of tail rings (...

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.