Common Seahorse (species: Hippocampus taeniopterus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Hippocampus taeniopterus
Common Seahorse

©Anne Hoggett: Hippocampus taeniopterus (about 100 mm high with tail coiled) at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Hippocampus taeniopterus at Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Gasterosteiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Hippocampus
Species Hippocampus taeniopterus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Rarely seen

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