Activity rate of the seahorse Hippocampus reidi Ginsburg, 1933 (Syngnathidae)
- First Online:
- Cite this article as:
- Freret-Meurer, N.V., Andreata, J.V. & Alves, M.A.S. acta ethol (2012) 15: 221. doi:10.1007/s10211-012-0125-1
- 184 Downloads
This study aimed to compare activity levels of male and female Hippocampus reidi and to relate the level of activity of the males to their height and brood pouch circumference. Females appeared to be highly active, while pregnant males were less active and non-pregnant males presented more balance in time investment between active and inactive behavior. There was a positive correlation between height, brood pouch circumference, and inactive behavior.