The short-snouted seahorse, Hippocampus hippocampus, is a species of seahorse in the family Syngnathidae. It is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea and parts of the North Atlantic, particularly around Italy and the Canary Islands. Colonies of the species have recently been discovered in the River Thames around London and Southend-on-Sea.
- Project seahorse (2003). "Hippocampus hippocampus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/10069. Retrieved February 9, 2010.
- "Taxon: Hippocampus hippocampus (C. Linnaeus, 1758) - short-snouted seahorse". The Taxonomicon. http://taxonomicon.taxonomy.nl/TaxonName.aspx?id=44856&tree=0.1. Retrieved February 9, 2010.
- "Rare seahorses breeding in Thames". BBC News. 2007-04-07. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/7333980.stm.
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