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Seahorse Evolution Breakthrough

Seahorse Evolution Breakthrough A paper published last month in Biology Letters uses the pygmy pipehorse to explain how seahorses evolved. Two Australian researchers - a marine biologist from Macquarie University in Sydney and a biological oceanographer from Flinders University in Adelaide - have used DNA testing to explain one of the mysteries of seahorse evolution: when and why did they start swimming upright? Dr. Peter Teske and Professor Luciano Beheregaray used DNA testing to find the seahorse's closest relative - the pygmy pipehorse. The pygmy pipehorse has a tail like a seahorse - built to cling on to plants instead of use to...

Welcome to The Seahorse Shop

Welcome to The Seahorse Shop Welcome to The Seahorse Shop! We aim to bring you all the very best in seahorse information - whether you're interested in live seahorses or seahorse art, where to buy a saltwater aquarium or watching a pregnant seahorse giving birth. If you want facts about seahorses to share with your children or want to know how you can find seahorses for sale - you've come to the right place! I've been fascinated by seahorses ever since I was a child and first saw them in an aquarium in the south of England - I spent hours drawing and painting them and had a seahorse stuffed animal. I've always gravitated towards...
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