Image: White's Seahorse courtship and mating - 12:22 pm

White's Seahorse courtship and mating - 12:22 pm

A pair of White's Seahorse at a depth of 8 m, 'The Pipeline', Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales. At 12:22 pm the two fish returned to the bottom. The male’s pouch closed and the male and female continued their ‘waving dance’.

Photographer:
David and Leanne Atkinson
Rights:
© David and Leanne Atkinson

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, White's Seahorse, Hippocampus whitei,