Book: Rare and Curious Specimens Chapter 13. A Beautiful Collection of Australian Curiosities Click to enlarge image
Hippocampus zebra, a new species of sea-horse discovered by GP Whitleyon the Swain Reefs expedition. Chapter 13. A Beautiful Collection of Australian Curiosities. An Illustrated History of the Australian Museum 1827 - 1979. Author: Ronald Strahan. Image: unknown
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Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    zebra
    Genus
    Hippocamus
    Family
    Syngnathidae
    Order
    Gasteosteiformes
    Class
    Actinopterygii
    Subphylum
    Vertebrata
    Phylum
    Chordata
    Kingdom
    Animalia

Distribution

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.