Weedy Seadragon male with eggs (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus), photographed at “Hole in the Wall”, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. In the family Syngnathidae (seahorses and relatives) the females typically pass the eggs to the male after mating, who carries them until they hatch.
This species is endemic to (i.e. only found in) southern Australian waters, from southern Western Australia to New South Wales.
500 views as at June 20th, 2012.
Nikon F801s, 60mm Micro Nikkor, Seacam housings for camera and flash.
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