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Hippocampus

Illustration of a Hippocampus

Half-horse half-fish whose young Tadfoals are born from large semi-transparent eggs


Hippocampus fact file


Appearance

Forequarters of a horse and the hindquarters of a giant fish

Typical Habitats

Lives in seas. Originated in Greece

Allegiance

Specimens have been domesticated by merpeople

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Illustration of a Hippocampus

Illustration of a Hippocampus