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Where do sea horses live?
September 29, 2015 9:26AM
The seahorses are found in tropical and subtropical coastal and
reef waters all over the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans.
Seahorses live in the Intertidal Zone of the Ocean which is also
called the Sunlight Zone. They also live in mangrove roots, sea
grass beds, mud slopes, open water, coral reefs, eel grass, kelp,
Seahorses can be found primarily all over the world. You will usually find them living in shallow waters, among sea grasses and coral.
SeahorsesSeahorses are found in seas along temperate coasts and in the oceans of the tropics. They are a kind of fish (Hippocampus) that likes shallow tropical and temperate waters all over the world. They typically live at a depth of 60 to 70 feet below the ocean's surface, but some live a little deeper in the sea. Seahorses will spend summer months in shallow water and move deeper into the water in winter. They also like coral reefs and mangroves.
They don't swim well, so they prefer a vegetated habitat in
sheltered areas with plenty of seaweed and grasses so they can
hide. Sea horses can change their appearance to blend into their
environment, and they can change their colors to attract other
seahorses. They are closely related to pipefish and leafy sea
dragons (which look almost exactly like the vegetation in which
In the ocean. Generally around the reef with lots of good hiding places, also they will usually thrive in the cooler temperatures of the ocean.
Seahorses live in the sea, not in countries
however, they can be found in the waters surrounding: The USA, The Caribbean, Canada, Mexico,Brazil,Venezuela, Britain, France,Spain, The whole of the Mediterranean, Most of the east and west coasts of Africa,The Red Sea, The Gulf,India,China,Japan,The Philippines,Northern Australia, some of the pacific islands, Thailand,Korea,Madagascar.
And others, these are the larger countries/bodies of water with surrounding seahorse populations.