leafy sea dragon

leafy sea dragon imagine without the water - leafy sea dragons just float through the air (like marine forest idea with all the floating marine animals in air.

Leafy sea dragon

Ok its not an animal but its my fav sea creature ~ a weedy sea dragon!

The weedy sea dragon lives along the southern coast of Australia and around Tasmania. They can grow as long as 45 cm (17.5 inches). They have projections that resemble seaweed, which acts as camouflage. This helps them hide in seaweed beds, between the depths of 3 meters and 50 meters (10 feet and 164 feet).

Sea Dragon - Unbelievable Floating Specters

The weedy sea dragon lives along the southern coast of Australia and around Tasmania. Visited the sea horse place while visiting Tasmania.

Sea Dragon. I saw one in an aquarium in Tennessee. It is hard to believe it is real. Terrific camouflage.

Sea Dragon - Unbelievable Floating Specters

Leafy Seadragon (Phycodurus eques) The sea dragon has evolved skin filaments that hang off its head, fins and tail, allowing for it to blend perfectly into the kelp forests in which it inhabits.One of my favorite animals!

Leafy Seadragon, is a Threatened species, threatened by collecting for use in…

This animal, the Leafy Seadragon, is a Threatened species. They are threatened by collecting for use in Chinese medicine (and by habitat loss). Just one more example of the beautiful natural world exploited by idiotic traditional Chinese cruelty.

This is a little ocean thing called a Sea Dragon. So odd looking, yet beautiful.

PHYLLOPTERYX TAENIOLATUS, also known as the weedy seadragon, is a marine fish related to the sea horse found in the waters around Australia. I know this is supposed to be serious, but doesn't it look like it's hunting for the booty?

.•°•..•°•.Gorgeous Leafy Sea Dragon.•°•..•°•.

thelovelyseas: “ The leafy seadragon is a type of seahorse, they look like seaweed as a means of camoflage by Kelly Anderson ”

Seahorse

Sea Dragons

Leafy & Weedy Sea Dragon - Phycodurus eques The leafy sea dragon or Glauerts Seadragon, Phycodurus eques, is a marine fish in .

Sea Dragon: A marine fish in the family Syngnathidae, which also includes the seahorses. It is the only member of the genus Phycodurus. It is found along the southern and western coasts of Australia. While not large, they are slightly larger than most seahorses, growing to about 8-10in. They feed on plankton and small crustaceans. It can change color to blend in, but this ability depends on the seadragon's diet, age, location, and stress level.

These marine fish are called sea dragons, they are related to the seahorse and they are really cute. There are two types of the sea dragon: the leafy and the weedy sea dragons. They normally can be found along the southern and western coasts of Australia.

Seahorse - Leafy Dragon, so different and awesome as well

LEAFY SEA DRAGON FACT: These creatures have adapted some of the most ornate and effective camouflage of any creature on the planet. These striking sea horse relatives are found only in the drifting seaweed and undersea forests of Australia.

Leafy Sea Dragon (evolved from dragons of course)

The leafy seadragon or Glauert's seadragon, Phycodurus eques, is a marine fish in the family Syngnathidae, which also includes the seahorses. It is found along the southern and western coasts of Australia.

Sea dragon. I think these are the most beautiful things in the sea

Leafy seadragons are beautiful, elaborate-looking fish that have frond-like appendages that help them blend into their surroundings. Here you can learn more about where leafy seadragons live, what they eat and how they reproduce.

Endemic to the waters off south and east Australia, leafy and weedy sea dragons are closely related to seahorses and pipefish. Leafies are generally brown to yellow in body color with spectacular olive-tinted appendages. Weedies have less flamboyant projections and are usually reddish in color with yellow spots.... #Sea_Dragons

**~A variety of Sea Dragon (not a seahorse)~**(Comment below pic - "Looks like he ate two tiny scuba divers." Is this critter for real (w/orw/out scuba divers)?

The Leafy Sea Dragons move around via a dorsal and pectoral fin. The leaf-like protrusions are much larger than those of the weedy sea dragon, and can change color, depending on the diet and stress levels of the individual creature.    The leafy sea dragon is South Australia's official marine emblem, and it is even the subject of a biennial festival, the “Leafy Sea Dragon Festival”, which is run by the District Council of Yankalilla, in South Australia.

Sea Dragon - Unbelievable Floating Specters

We go from one of the least appealing creatures, the opossum, to one of the most exquisite creatures of the sea - a relative of the sea hors.

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