Weedy Seadragon

Weedy Seadragon

Although weedy seadragons lay 120-250 eggs, only 60-120 offspring will survive, while the others will fall prey to sea anemones.

The survival rate for young weedy seadragons is low in the wild, but is about 60% in captivity.

Although weedy seadragons lay 120-250 eggs, only 60-120 offspring will survive, while the others will fall prey to sea anemones.


Image | © Klaus Stiefel, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC 2.0)
Sources | (Dawson, 1985; Frostic, 2000; The Wikimedia Foundation, 2019)

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