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Anatomy: Seahorses have a long, horse-like head (hence their name) and a curled tail. Seahorses range in size from under a centimeter long (Pygmy Seahorses) to about 1 foot (30 cm) long.
Reproduction: The female seahorse produces eggs, but they are held inside the male's body until they hatch; he is pregnant for about 40 to 50 days. The sea horse is the only animal in which the father is pregnant.
Classification: Kingdom: Animalia (animals),
Class: Osteichthyes (bony fish),
Order: Gasterosteiformes (armored, small-mouthed fish),
Family: Syngnathidae (pipe fish),
Genus: Hippocampus (meaning "horse sea monster" in Greek), and many species.
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