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1 THE SEAHORSE

2 By Rakele Fiott 1 Berlin Science

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4 Facts The Seahorse: is a fish; is a fish; it is a Carnivore; it is a Carnivore; in the wild it lives for 1 to 5 years; in the wild it lives for 1 to 5 years; it is between 1.5 to 35 cm long. it is between 1.5 to 35 cm long.

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6 Seahorses dont have teeth and stomach. Seahorses dont have teeth and stomach. Food passes through their digestive system quickly. Food passes through their digestive system quickly. They need to eat constantly to stay alive. They need to eat constantly to stay alive.

7 Seahorses are monogamous and mate for life. Seahorses are monogamous and mate for life.

8 Male seahorses have a pouch on their front-side. Male seahorses have a pouch on their front-side. When mating, the female puts her eggs into his pouch, and he fertilizes them. When mating, the female puts her eggs into his pouch, and he fertilizes them. He carries the eggs in his pouch until they hatch, then releases fully formed, miniature seahorses into the water. He carries the eggs in his pouch until they hatch, then releases fully formed, miniature seahorses into the water.

9 Seahorses are not good swimmers because of their body shape. Seahorses are not good swimmers because of their body shape. They usually die of exhaustion during storms. They usually die of exhaustion during storms.

10 Seahorses are found in shallow tropical waters throughout the world. The hilighted parts on the map show the areas where seahorses live. The hilighted parts on the map show the areas where seahorses live.

11 Bibliography geograhic.com geograhic.com ahorse/ ahorse/ ahorse/ ahorse/ pg pg pg pg -content/uploads/2009/seahorses.jpg -content/uploads/2009/seahorses.jpg

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