Tucked away in coral kingdoms, with their otherworldly beauty and elusive nature, pygmy seahorses might seem more fairytale than fish. But IUCN Seahorse, Pipefish and Seadragon Specialist Group member Dr. Richard Smith is here to bridge the gap between fact and fable - he swims with them, he studies them, he photographs them. Recently, he even helped name one!
The IUCN SSC Seahorse, Pipefish and Stickleback Specialist Group (SPSSG) has changed its name to the Seahorse, Pipefish and Seadragon Specialist Group.
The first European Syngnathid meeting took take place at the Oceanário de Lisboa, 20-21 October 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The aim of this meeting was to build a network to help expand knowledge and action for syngnathid species.