Image: Monte Bello Seahorse at Port Hedland
A Monte Bello Seahorse holding onto a crinoid. The photograph was taken on a sandy bottom at a depth of 13 m, Port Hedland, Western Australia, 2011. This is probably the first Monte Bello Seahorse photographed alive.
- Tony Ayling
- © Tony Ayling
- Common name:
- Monte Bello Seahorse
- Scientific name:
- Hippocampus montebelloensis
The species was described by Rudie Kuiter in 2001.
More information on the Fishes of Australia website.