Quest to protect endangered seahorse

27 Sep 2023
A photograph of White's seahorse (Hippocampus whitei) captured in NSW. Credit: Rowan Carew

A University of Queensland and Sea World Foundation research collaboration hopes to better understand and protect the endangered White’s seahorse (Hippocampus whitei).

The White’s Seahorse is a long-snouted, colour-changing, 16-centimetre-long seahorse.

UQ PhD candidate Rowan Carew said their population has been dwindling dramatically in recent years.

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