A new seahorse species (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus) from the Great Barrier Reef

M. L. Horne
2001 Records of the Australian Museum  
A new seahorse, Hippocampus queenslandicus (family Syngnathidae) is described from northern Queensland, Australia. Diagnostic characters include meristics: 15-18 dorsal-fin rays, 16-17 pectoral-fin rays, 10-11 trunk rings, 34-36 tail rings, and the presence of body and tail spines, as well as a moderately low coronet with five distinct spines. HORNE, MICHELLE L., 2001. A new seahorse species (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus) from the Great Barrier Reef.
doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.53.2001.1330 fatcat:ihmtl67q7jde3giwnnwvcpyxlm