Fun Facts of Seahorses

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Here are just a few fun facts about the seahorse.

Seahorses have no teeth and no stomachs the eat constantly.

The eat 3,000 or more brine shrimp a day

When mating, the female seahorse releases up to 50 eggs into a pouch on the male’s abdomen.

Because of their body shape, seahorses are rather inept swimmers and can easily die of exhaustion when caught in storm-roiled seas.

They Don’t Look Like Fish, But They Are

They mate for life

They Don’t Have Many Predators

Seahorses do not have teeth; they have a fused jaws, so they kind of suck up their food like a straw.

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