White's seahorse

Posted by danvaughan on 4/11/2019

Observation details

When did you see it? Species guess Current ID
2019-03-23 White's Seahorse White's seahorse
Hippocampus whitei

Description

I took a day to dive one of the groins and a couple of the ocean baths along the Grand Parade in Botany Bay. I was able to find a number of nudibranchs and fish, but the stand-out was this lone White's Seahorse on the Scarborough St Baths net. Sitting right at the bottom of the net on the sand line. I scoured the full length of this net and the net of the main baths in Brighton-Le-Sands, but this has been the only one i've found. There are other nets and groins worth exploring.

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markmcg commented
Thank you @danvaughan 🙂
projectseahorse commented
Amazing! Thanks for sharing.
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