Pygmy Seahorse

Rawan Khatib Period 2

How do they swim!!

  • The pygmy seahorse swims by gliding. They use their dorsal fin to go forward.

How do they eat!!!

  • Sea horses eat by sucking in their pray. They eat them whole because they have no teeth.
  • Sea horses typically eat small animals like shrimp.


  • Tuna
  • Rays
  • Crabs

Fun Facts

  • 11-14 days for a pygmy seahorse egg to be born.
  • They are dark until they reach the reef.