5 fun facts about seahorses

English: Hippocampus zosterae at the Birch Aqu...

English: Hippocampus zosterae at the Birch Aquarium, San Diego, California, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  1. The female lays her eggs in the male’s tummy pouch, he then incubates them for about 30 days, then they hatch.
  2. Seahorses do not have a stomach; they eat constantly to help get enough food to digest.
  3. Seahorses do not have teeth; they have a fused jaws, so they kind of suck up their food like a straw.
  4. Seahorses can be an inch to a foot more in size.
  5. Seahorse species vary in monogamy.

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  1. cool stuff

  2. Anonymous says:

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  3. jacklynn cramer says:

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  5. Thanks that helped HEAPS!!!! :) I’m doing a speech on seahorses and this helped me alot! You also might like to click this link for some more information: http://marinelife.about.com/od/invertebrates/tp/10-Facts-About-Seahorses.htm
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  6. Thanks bbg.

  7. What is “very” monogamous? Either one is or isn’t, there is no in between..

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