West african seahorse

The West african seahorse lives in the demersal, non-migratory, marine environment.

The West African seahorse (Hippocampus algiricus) is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in Algeria, Angola, Benin, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sao Tomé and Principe, Senegal, and Sierra Leone. More

Common names

Hippocampus algiricus in Catalan (Català)
Hippocampus algiricus in Italian (Italiano)
west african seahorse in English
斑点海马 in Mandarin Chinese
斑點海馬 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Hippocampus
Species : Hippocampus algiricus
Authority : Kaup 1856