The Birth of Weedy Seadragon

By Leonard Ho 9 years agoNo Comments

The Birth of Weedy Seadragon


The male weedy seadragon with his precious cargo

The female weedy seadargon (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus) laid close to 100 eggs in June 2012, depositing them on the spongy underside of the male’s tail; As with seahorses, the males carry the eggs to term.  This week, the first eggs began to hatch!

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 Leonard Ho

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I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

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