Image: Female White's Seahorse, depositing eggs in the male's pouch

Female White's Seahorse, depositing eggs in the male's pouch

A pair of White's Seahorse at a depth of 8 m, 'The Pipeline', Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales. At 12.21 pm the two fish rose off the bottom and the female deposited her eggs in the male's pouch.

Photographer:
David and Leanne Atkinson
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© David and Leanne Atkinson

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Tags fish, ichthyology, White's Seahorse, Hippocampus whitei, seagrass, algal beds,