Found in shallow tropical and temperate waters all around the world, seahorses are a tiny type of marine fish of which there are over 50 known species. Their name comes from the shape of their head and neck, which is reminiscent of a horse and unique for an aquatic creature.
- Scientific Name: Genus Hippocampus
- Characteristics: Here’s a cool fact: male seahorses actually carry around the fertilized eggs of their young in a unique pouch until they’re ready to hatch. Learn other awesome facts like this with our amazingly life-like and hand painted wildlife figurines!
- Size and Color: Although seahorses can come in many different colors, they’re predominantly brown, tan, white, orange, and, in the case of this figurine, a sunny yellow. 5 inches tall and 1.75 inches wide, this seahorse is about as tall as a soda can and about as wide as the length of a ball point pen cap.
- The Seahorse is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection
- All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free