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Friday, November 19, 2010

Seahorses - Courting and Reproduction




The difference between male as well as female Seahorse may be told apart by making brood pouch. During reproduction process that takes place at night, a courtship ritual dance starts the process. Afterwards, female seahorse than bends the body for distributing eggs in pouch as well as fertilize eggs by male sperm. Pouch is like womb that gives nutrients to developing seahorses. Eggs are held inside pregnant male unless eggs are hatch that take almost 40 to 50 days. Duration of pregnancy relies on temperature of water.

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