Stealthy Seahorses

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CC Image from Flicker

By: Adeline B.

Dwarf seahorses can get within a millimeter of their prey completely undetected, allowing for a 94% accuracy rate of capture. Recent studies reveal just how they do it. The dwarf seahorse has a much shorter nose than its long-snouted relatives. This, along with its distinct shape, lets the seahorse pass through the water without any disturbances to spook its hyper-reactive prey. (Read more…)

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