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Barcode data: Hippocampus biocellatus
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Hippocampus biocellatus
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
The false-eyed seahorse, Hippocampus biocellatus, is a medium-sized species of seahorse that appears to be restricted to the Shark Bay region of Western Australia. It is listed in Appendix II of CITES and in the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
- Rudie H. Kuiter (2001). "Revision of the Australian seahorses of the genus Hippocampus (Syngnathiformes: Syngnathidae) with descriptions of nine new species". Records of the Australian Museum 53 (3): 293–340. doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.53.2001.1350.
- Bray, Dianne; Thompson, Vanessa. "False-eye Seahorse, Hippocampus biocellatus". Fishes of Australia. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
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