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Rare Seahorses Spotted for First Time in Philippine Waters

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For the first time, two rare species of seahorse have been photographed in the Philippines.

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Frances Darcy (231)
Monday August 4, 2014, 4:02 am
so pretty

Anteater Ants (114)
Monday August 4, 2014, 4:03 am

Teresa W. (767)
Monday August 4, 2014, 5:18 am
An underwater neigh!

Angela K. (335)
Monday August 4, 2014, 6:36 am
Amazing :-))

Christeen Anderson (656)
Monday August 4, 2014, 7:00 am
Please keep the good news coming. Thank you.

Connie O. (48)
Monday August 4, 2014, 7:06 am
Seahorses are so interesting. Thanks, Cal.

Natasha Salgado (672)
Monday August 4, 2014, 8:03 am
Beautiful! Hopefully they won't be taken 4 ornaments. Thx Cal

Cynthia not well (340)
Monday August 4, 2014, 9:56 am
Smaller then a sugar cube....That's amazing.

Dave C. (237)
Monday August 4, 2014, 10:30 am
really cool

Malgorzata Zmuda (185)
Monday August 4, 2014, 12:43 pm

Birgit W. (155)
Monday August 4, 2014, 1:36 pm
Amazing, thank you very much for sharing.

Petra M. (261)
Monday August 4, 2014, 1:54 pm
Seahorses are so interesting...thanks, Cal!

Aurea Aurea Walker (226)
Monday August 4, 2014, 3:26 pm
Happy trails to these beautiful tiny seahorses.

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday August 4, 2014, 4:54 pm
Noted. Interesting. Thank you.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Monday August 4, 2014, 4:57 pm
they're pretty. maybe they didn't want to be discovered.

pam w. (138)
Monday August 4, 2014, 5:59 pm
PLEASE don't tell anyone where they are!

Millie OConnor (183)
Monday August 4, 2014, 7:46 pm
Such delicate beauties. Thanks, Cal.

S J. (128)
Monday August 4, 2014, 9:32 pm
done, thanks

june t. (66)
Monday August 4, 2014, 9:42 pm
I hope people don't find out where they are, and they have a chance to grow their population a little bit

Colleen L. (2)
Monday August 4, 2014, 9:46 pm
So beautiful. Thanks Cal

cathie S. (154)
Monday August 4, 2014, 10:02 pm
So cool thank you

Mary Boorman (10)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 12:28 am
This is a really interesting article and especially I am happy to learn that citizens like you and
I can make use of apps to assist researchers specializing in particular species such as "sea horses"
to collate new data and make great progress with new species discoveries. :-)

Stella G. (359)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 12:37 am
Davvero interessante! Cosė piccoli e delicati, spero che la popolazione accresca, queste nuove specie ci fanno sperare per il futuro

Magdalena C. (108)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 12:51 am
Thank you!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 12:59 am
I can see the Filipino pet fish trade scampering around trying to find then for sale to Aquarists.

Colin Hope (243)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 1:23 am

rita uljee (0)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 2:27 am
really amazing.

sharon wardle (102)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 3:54 am
The oceans are truly incredible, they're like a whole other world within ours ~ so much is still unknown about many species in the ocean ~ Yet humans seem intent on destroying them ~ Thanks Cal

Tanya W. (61)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 4:00 am


Betty K. (313)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 4:21 am
Amazing! They are so small. Let's hope they stay safe now that they've been "discovered".

Ruth C. (264)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 4:41 am
Please leave them, Alone!

Hent catalina - maria (100)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 5:17 am
Beautiful!Maybe they didn't want to be discovered....

Maria Mohoric (46)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 6:01 am
Beautiful, ty

Sue L. (68)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 12:30 pm
Seahorses are amazing animals. I think that it is wonderful the ordinary people can help scientists keep track of and learn about different animals. What a useful app!

Jo S. (605)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 3:13 pm
What a beautiful site! Keep them coming. Just wonderful!
Thanks Cal.

Jo S. (605)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 3:13 pm
What a beautiful site! Keep them coming. Just wonderful!
Thanks Cal.

aj E. (162)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 6:21 pm

Fran F. (118)
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 7:38 pm
Glad to know about these beautiful creatures! Let's hope their discovery in the new location won't decrease their numbers, especially since they are already rare.

Aaron Bouchard (159)
Wednesday August 6, 2014, 3:09 am
noted thanks

Charlene Rush (79)
Friday August 8, 2014, 10:45 pm
Seahorses are the most fascinating creatures.

Sergio Padilla (63)
Friday August 15, 2014, 2:16 pm
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