The longsnout seahorse reaches sexual maturity at about 8 months.
- Scientific name:
- Hippocampus reidi
- Year of description:
- Ginsburg, 1933
- IUCN Status:
- Near Threatened
Warm waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina and Bermuda all the way to northern South America.
It lives mainly along the shore to a depth of 15 metres.
It measures about ten centimetres (about 15 cm when stretched).
This seahorse feeds on zooplankton, fish eggs and small crustaceans that it sucks in with its tiny mouth.