Seahorses of South Australia
Five species of seahorse have been recorded in South Australian waters. Their conservation statuses are generally regarded as data deficient, yet all are fully protected from fishing or collection in South Australian waters, under the Fisheries Management Act 2007.
|Hippocampus||breviceps||Short snouted seahorse||1869, Peters|
|Hippocampus||abdominalis||Bigbelly seahorse||1827, Lesson|
|Hippocampus||whitei||Common seahorse||1855, Bleeker|
|Hippocampus||bleekeri||Australian pot-belly seahorse||1908, Fowler|
|Hippocampus||tristis||Dull seahorse||1872, Castelnau|