Leafy seadragon

Much like the seahorse, the leafy sea dragon's name is derived from its resemblance to another creature .

The Leafy seadragon lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 4 - 30 m environment.

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Leafy seadragons reach a length of approximately 35 centimeters and are covered with jointed, armor-like plates instead of scales (Shedd Aquarium 1998). More

Conservation status Near threatened Leafy seadragons are only found along the southern coast of Australia. Many scientists believe this species is becoming less common. Explore other profiles Check out African penguins, green sea turtles and moon jellies. More

Leafy Seadragon Festival held in 2007 at Yankalilla, South Australia. "The IFG began in 2002 and supports community inshore fish monitoring and biodiversity surveys as a special project group within the Seadragon Foundation. More

One of the most distinctive of all fishes, the leafy seadragon has numerous, complex leaflike dermal projections from the extremities of its head, trunk, and tail spines. Body is elongate, slender but somewhat sinuous, and encased in ringlike bony plates that extend as spines. More

The Leafy Seadragon (Phycodurus eques) is one of the most majestic animals in the marine world. The species is endemic to Australia and is the only species in its genus. More

The Leafy Seadragon can be recognised by the leafy appendages on its body. It has a long tubular snout, a pectoral fin on its "neck" and a dorsal fin on its "back". More

The Leafy Seadragon exhibit at the Waikiki Aquariums was undoubtedly THE most fascinating of all we saw during a visit in April 2003 to see what was new since our tour in 1998. More

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Leafy SeadragonLeafy Seadragons can reach up to 45cm from tail to head. They are characterised by the array of leaf like appendages adorning its body. More

The Leafy Seadragon (Phycodurus eques) was adopted by the Government as the marine emblem of South Australia on 8 February 2001. More

Leafy seadragons have ornate, leaf-like appendages that resemble sea weed and are used for camouflage. Relatives of the seahorses, these graceful fish float around the reefs of South Australia. Statistics They average 30cm in length. More

Common names

Australopławikonik in Polish (polski)
Cavallet de mar foliaci in Catalan (Català)
Flikfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Glauert's sea-dragon in English
Großer Fetzenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Grote rafelvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Hostodun itsas dragoi in Basque (euskara)
leafy sea dragon in Unknown
leafy seadragon in English
leafy seadragon in Unknown
Levämerihevonen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Phycodurus eques in Italian (Italiano)
Raitalehvähevonen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Velika avstralska algovnica in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Yapraklı deniz ejderi in Turkish (Türkçe)
تنين البحر المورق in Arabic (‫العربية)
枝叶海马 in Mandarin Chinese
枝葉海馬 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Syngnathiformes
Family : Syngnathidae
Genus : Phycodurus
Species : Phycodurus eques
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