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Réunion Seahorse
Reunion-Seahorse-hippocampus-borboniensis-parascubasailor
Information
Range Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, South Africa, and Tanzania.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Gasterosteiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Hippocampus
Species H. borboniensis
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Réunion seahorse, (Hippocampus borboniensis), is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family. It is found in Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, South Africa, and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtidal aquatic beds. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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