Image: Monte Bello Seahorse, Hippocampus montebelloensis
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
The species was described by Rudie Kuiter in 2001.
More information on the Fishes of Australia website.