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Seahorses at SEA LIFE

Brazilian Orange Seahorse | SEA LIFE Aquarium

Playful Little Creatures

Seahorses Ancient Greek name is Hippocampus, which means 'horse sea monster'. But we don't think our seahorses are monsters at all!

Perhaps the coolest thing about them is that the males brood their babies! A male Seahorse has a brooding pouch on its belly into which a female can place her eggs. After a few weeks when the babies are ready, the male Seahorse gives birth. He rocks back and forth like a rocking-horse whilst the tiny baby seahorses pop out from a small hole in his tummy.