San Diego Aquarium Breeds Rare Weedy Sea Dragon in Captivity

A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating.

  • Published 14 February 2020

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating. San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography said in a news release that two weedy sea dragons have hatched this week, making the aquarium one of the few in the world to successfully breed the unusual fish. The babies with leafy appendages are less… Read at AP News