Image: Common Seadragon hatching

Common Seadragon hatching

A Common Seadragon hatching from eggs attached to the underside of the tail of a male. The photo was taken at a depth of 12 m at 'two poles', off Bateau Bay, New South Wales, 24 December 2005.

Christine Preston
© Christine Preston


The standard name of the species is Common Seadragon. It is also known as the Weedy Seadragon.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus, Weedy Seadragon, hatching, eggs, male, tail, Common Seadragon,