Latin Name: Hippocampus abdominalis
Other Names: Big-belly seahorse
Diet: Seahorses eat plankton and small crustaceans that they slurp from the water column through their long snout.
Habitat: Shallow warm waters off the coasts of New Zealand and Australia. Found among rocky coral reefs and seaweed beds.
Animal Size: Maximum size: 12 inches (35 cm)
Conservation Status: Data deficient