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Welcome to the companion Web site to the NOVA program "Kingdom of the Seahorse," originally broadcast on April 15, 1997. This program joins Amanda Vincent, the world's leading seahorse biologist, in Australia and the Philippines as she explores the secret lives of these extraordinary fish and launches innovative efforts to help them thrive once again. Here's what you'll find online:
  • Seahorse Crusader Amanda Vincent
    Find out how this pioneering researcher became immersed in the world of seahorses, and what it's like to spend 12 hours a day underwater.

  • Seahorse Basics (Hot Science)
    Get the lowdown on seahorse anatomy.

  • Animal Superdads
    Part of what makes seahorses fascinating is that the males give birth. In what other species do the males take on an important role in caring for their young?

  • Seahorse Roundup
    Explore this photo gallery of different types of seahorses.

Photo © Rudie Kuiter

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