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Cambodian Seahorses

Marine Conservation Cambodia


Seahorses Conservation Project at Marine Conservation Cambodia – assessing the seahorses population density, diversity and life cycle in Kep archipelago. In an environment heavily damaged by IUU fishing and pollution, highlighting the seahorses distribution will lead to a management scheme, helping population recovery and the protection of a whole ecosystem.

Seahorses are elongated upright fish with body armor, found in coastal regions they come in various shapes and sizes. They mainly feed on small invertebrates, move slowly and have small home ranges making them heavily affected by habitat disturbances and overfishing.

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Seahorses are a monogamous species that mates for life and, uniquely, it is the only animal species on Earth where the male bears the young.

Key threats include: Residential & commercial development, Agriculture & aquaculture, Biological resource use, Pollution, Natural system modifications, Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated fishing, Destructive fishing, Habitats destructions

Location: Kep archipelago, Cambodia
IUCN Redlist Rating: EN
Population Trend: Decreasing
Valuation: TBC

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