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.
We are currently undertaking a status review to determine whether or not dwarf seahorse should be listed under the Endangered Species Act. It is currently listed as a candidate species under the ESA.
- Throughout Its Range
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