Can a male seahorse get pregnant?
The female seahorse deposits her eggs into an opening in the front of the male's body, and he keeps them into a pouch until they hatch, at which time they "squirt" out of him. The seahorse is not pregnant in the sense we think of pregancy, he is just carrying the eggs in a safe place in a specialised pouch for doing so.
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because the female lays the egg in the males pouch and the male carys it weeks before the eggs hatch Male seahorses have a pouch on their stomachs. The female depositsup to 2,…000 eggs in that pouch. Seahorses are unique in this; noother male fish or animals bears young. Zoologists think it evolvedto help seahorses survive. Male seahorse do not give birth. The female seahorse lay eggs in the pouch of the male seahorse.The male seahorse carries the eggs until they hatch and swims out of the pouch of the male seahorse.That is why people think male seahorse give birth They don't really. The female deposits the eggs in a pouch on themale's belly. He then carries the eggs until they hatch, and tiny,tiny seahorses swim out into the ocean. He doesn't "give birth". The female lays eggs in a pouch which the male has on the front of his belly. When the eggs hatch, the babies are released from the pouch and go on their way.
they just do. like all animals they develop them but unlike a lot of animals the eggs hatch in there stomach
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No, not at all. The males provide the females with their sperm so that the females can have fertilized eggs. After that, the females hand all their eggs over to the males for …safekeeping. So the male is not pregnant, but holds all the eggs, and appears to be pregnant.
Female. A man at the local fish store that had seahorses informed me that males prefer large female mates. Therefore, females are usually bigger.
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No. Male seahorses do not get pregnant. The female lays theeggs inside a pouch on the male's stomach and the malescarry them until it's time for them to hatch. The young th…en swim out, and the male does not allow them toreenter the pouch.
Not exactly. When courting, the female seahorse deposites her unfertilized eggs into the male's abdominal pouch. The brood pouch is a special, uterus-like pouch on the mal…e's "belly," where the male seahorse's body fertilizes, incubates and provides the eggs with prolactin (their food). The eggs hatch inside the male's brood pouch, and after anywhere from 9 to 45 days (depending on the species) the pouch ruptures, and the father releases the fry (babies) into the ocean to fend for themselves. So, the male seahorse carries eggs, but he does not lay them, since they hatch inside of him.
A male seahorse is a male seahorse.
yes but after the the babies are born from the mother
Yes. Male seahorses get pregnant instead of females. Yes. The male gets pregnant instead of the female.
the male seahorse gives birth instead of the female :D the female gives birth but the male carries the baby seahorses in a pouch at the front like a kangaroo XD
You don't really have to have a male seahorse if you have a female sea horse but if you want to have little baby sea horses you can have a male sea horse. If i were you i woul…d want a male sea horse for company for the female.
The female produces the eggs in her body. They are passed to themale's pouch during mating where he inseminates them and they areincubated. Over time they developed the pouch …to protect the eggsuntil they are born. As for why the males adapted the pouch ratherthan the females, the male reproductive organs are mostly internalin fish (if you look male fish, you don't really see a visiblepenis). If the female had the pouch he wouldn't be able to reach inand inseminate them, so they would have needed to develop a way topass them back to the female after insemination. Having the maledevelop the pouch made it so that the eggs are only vulnerable toattack from predatory fish and other dangers once rather thantwice. Since fish don't have an actual penis, it was simpler tohave the male develop a pouch than it would have been to completelychange the anatomy of the male sexual organs.
No. He actually tends the eggs while they are gestating.