The leafy seadragon or Glauert's seadragon, Phycodurus eques, is a marine fish in the family Syngnathidae, which also includes the seahorses. It is found along the southern and western coasts of Australia.
Leafy Seadragon (Phycodurus eques) The sea dragon has evolved skin filaments that hang off its head, fins and tail, allowing for it to blend perfectly into the kelp forests in which it inhabits.One of my favorite animals!
Leafy seadragons are beautiful, elaborate-looking fish that have frond-like appendages that help them blend into their surroundings. Here you can learn more about where leafy seadragons live, what they eat and how they reproduce.
Glaucus atlanticus (commonly known as the sea swallow, blue angel, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug). This little sea slug eats poisonous jellyfish and stores their venom for its personal use
PHYLLOPTERYX TAENIOLATUS, also known as the weedy seadragon, is a marine fish related to the sea horse found in the waters around Australia. I know this is supposed to be serious, but doesn't it look like it's hunting for the booty?
Sargasso Seahorse "Seahorse evolved leaf camouflage, or rather, this seahorse sp. produced random genetic mutations of weird leafy appendages which happened to provide camouflage from non-vegetarian predators.amazing how it works!