Presentation on theme: "THE SEA HORSE Made by Miriana Garzia 1.Berlin. Is a seahorse a vertebrate? Yes, a seahorse is a vertebrate(has a spine)and it belongs to the fish group."— Presentation transcript:
Is a seahorse a vertebrate? Yes, a seahorse is a vertebrate(has a spine)and it belongs to the fish group.
Different types of seahorses There are about 50 types of seahorses. Example: dwarf seahorseand the tiger tail seahorse.
About seahorse A seahorse belongs to the family of Syngnathidae. A seahorse ranges between 1.6-20 cm in size and it is usually found in shallow, coastal tropical and temperate waters world-wide. The seahorse has camouflaging qualities, because of which they are difficult to spot!
Some facts about the seahorse Seahorse differs in color, orange, red, yellow, green and even grey. Zebra stripes and spots, are two patterns that a seahorse come in. A herd, is the term a group of seahorses are known as. A seahorse has an interior skeleton. A seahorse is unable to curl its tail backwards. A seahorse belong to the Teleost suborder or bony fish group. The average lifespan of a seahorse in the wild is estimated to be 1 to 5 years.