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November 26 2013

Dwarf seahorses are stealth hunters of the oceans


One of the most effective predators in the animal kingdom is smaller than your thumb and won't win any races.

The dwarf seahorse is just 2.5 centimetres long, and thanks to its S-shaped body and small dorsal fin, it's going nowhere fast. But oddly enough, it is this unusual body shape and lack of speed that makes the seahorse a menacing hunter.

Unlike fish with protruding jaws, the seahorse has a long, thin snout that it rotates toward prey in a swift snatching motion called pivot feeding.

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