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Roughly the size of a grain of rice, this Pygmy Sea Horse, Hippocampus bargibanti, is a master of camouflage, blending in perfectly with its Gorgonian host, Muricella sp. The distended abdomen of this individual indicates that it is probably a pregnant male. Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean.
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- Image Size
- 3600x5400 / 33.1MB
- Contained in galleries
- Indonesia Marine Life, Rare and Unusual Marine Life, Marine Life Portraits