Technical memorandum provides a population viability analysis that evaluates the status of dwarf…
About the Species
The dwarf seahorse is the third smallest seahorse species in the world. It is found in seagrass beds in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Coast of Florida, and the Caribbean.
The dwarf seahorse is not listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
CITES Appendix II
- Throughout Its Range
In the Spotlight
In July 2020, NOAA Fisheries determined that the dwarf seahorse does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act.
Key Actions and Documents
Proceedings of the International Workshop on CITES Implementation for Seahorse Conservation and Trade, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-35 Workshop Date: February 3-5, 2004