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Can a male seahorse get pregnant?

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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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Yes. Male seahorses get pregnant instead of females.Yes. The male gets pregnant instead of the female.


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The female seahorse transfers her eggs to the male which he self-fertilises in his pouch.


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The seahorse is a unique type of fish. One of its characteristics that make it so special is that the male of the species is the one who gets pregnant. The male has a pouch where the female places her eggs. The male seahorse carries and nurtures the eggs until they are born, which can take between thirty to fifty days. They are the only creatures under the sea the looks like a horse, they are also kind of small so...... this is what i think makes the seahorse so special


The male seahorse carries the eggs in a pouch.


No, she lays them in the water and the male gathers them up in his mouth and blows them into his pouch.


A female seahorse is called a seamare. A male seahorse is called a seastallion.


No. He actually tends the eggs while they are gestating.


when the seahorses are mating the female seahorse puts about 1500 eggs into the male seahorses pouch. The male seahorse carries the eggs for 4 to 45 days and then releases the seahorses into the water and leaves them.


put a male seahorse and a female seahorse in a tank together with something to hold on to, and if your lucky you will have made multiple seahorses.


Male seahorses become pregnant, not the female. Seahorses mate for life and after the male gives birth, he stores the young in a pouch on his underside. Mating takes place in the male's pouch.


The male seahorse has a special pouch on the back. The female puts her eggs in to the pouch for the male to fertilise and to look after until the young hatch and can leave the pouch.


The male seahorse is given the eggs from the female seahorse, stores them in s special pouch and guards them until the eggs hatch.


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


No.Seahorses are fish, not mammals. Although the male seahorse has a brood pouch for carrying the eggs, this feature alone does not make the seahorse a marsupial.


The Seahorse is often representative of the playful nature of people when they are around the sea. And as it is the male seahorse that raises & protects the young, it can be read as a protective male force (Father figure).



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