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Hippocampus jayakari


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lexID:
5523 
AphiaID:
275198 
Scientific:
Hippocampus jayakari 
German:
Stacheliges Seepferdchen 
English:
Jayakar`s Seahorse 
Category:
Søheste 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampus (Genus) > jayakari (Species) 
Initial determination:
Boulenger, 1900 
Occurrence:
Pakistan, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Israel, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Saudi Arabia, Arabiske hav, Egypten, Indiske ocean, Rødehavet, Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 14cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Artemia Nauplii, Cyclops, Daphnia Salina, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-05 21:25:03 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Hippocampus jayakari are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Hippocampus jayakari, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Hippocampus jayakari, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Boulenger, 1900

Found in seagrass beds, e.g. Halophila spp. Ovoviviparous.
The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.

Depth ot 20 meters.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampinae (Subfamily) > Hippocampus (Genus) > Hippocampus jayakari (Species)

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