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      Reef Keeper

      Registered: July 2003
      Location: Sumner
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      Hippocampus zebra

      Max. size: 8.0 cm OT (male/unsexed)
      Environment: reef-associated; non-migratory; marine
      Gazetteer Western Central Pacific: northeastern Australia. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (CITES II, since 5.15.04).
      Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17. Description: (based on 3 specimens): Adult height: 7.0-8.0cm. Rings: 11 38-39. Snout length: 2.1-2.2 in head length. Dorsal fin rays: 17 covering 2 1 rings. Pectoral fin rays: 15-16. Coronet: medium, conical, with five tiny points on top (not splayed). Spines: very low, small and sharp, or none. Other distinctive characters: prominent sharp eye spine. Color pattern: black (or dark brown) and white striped all over.
      Biology: Found inshore on reef areas
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