Location administrative: Philippines, Batangas, Mabini. Location hydrographic: Western Central Pacific, Philippine Sea, Visayan Sea, Verde Passage, Secret Bay. Secret Bay is a sandy/gravel area with some isolated rocks, or pebble/rocks aggregations. Seahorses are seen only in these rocky habitats. Note that this specimen has mimicked the color of the whitish/pinkish sponge where it is attached to.