thorny seahorse

S H A D O W S by irwinunderwater Thorny/Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix)
Lombok, Indonesia. March 2017

The spiny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix) , also referred to as the thorny seahorse, is a marine fish belonging to the Syngnathidae family, native from the Indo-Pacific area. The spiny seahorse is a small fish that can reach a maximum length of 15–17 cm.

Taken by Olympus TG4
A.T.G 2300 Video Light attached Noodilab Snood - Optical Light Condenser courtesy of
FunDive UW Photo Equipment / 樂潛水中攝影器材 & Noodilab