A Pictorial Disease ID Guide

Illustrations by Sue Waughman

The following is a pictorial reference of common seahorse ailments. See the seahorse.org Disease Guide for more information, including diagnosis and treatment.

Ectoparasites Endoparasites
Pop Eye External Gas Bubble Disease
Flesh Eating Bacteria Flesh Eating Bacteria
Internal Gas Bubble Disease Pouch Emphysema

Most recent revision: 2003

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Seahorse fact: Males have a smooth belly that inflates into a pouch where the babies are carried.
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