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Jayakar's Seahorse (Hippocampus jayakari), Twilight Zone, 75 meters deep, Mayotte

© Gabriel Barathieu / Biosphoto

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Image size: 6521x4347 pixels (21.7"x14.5" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-06-16

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C’est une rencontre aussi surprenante qu’inattendu à 75 mètres de profondeur. Un Hippocampe de Jayakar d’une dizaine de centimètre nageait à quelques centimètres de la paroi de l’arche. Je m’attendais pas à croiser un hippocampe à ces profondeurs.


Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Osteichthyes / Actinopterygii / Sea horse / Sea horse (Hippocampus sp) / Jayakar's seahorse (Hippocampus jayakari)

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Individual / Nobody

World sea and ocean / Indian Ocean / Mozambique Channel

Shot / Black background

Science / Geography / Exploration


Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Africa / Comoro Islands / Mayotte

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Motion / Locomotion / Swim

Enumeration / Alone

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 2

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