Supporting Material for Making Non-Detriment Findings for seahorses
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy of the PDFs of journal articles listed below.
Measuring seahorses (2003)
Seahorse identification guides
A Guide to the Identification of Seahorses by S.A Lourie, S.J. Foster, E.W.T. Cooper and A.C.J. Vincent (2004). Download the complete ID Guide (4 MB pdf)
ID Guide for Large Seahorses in Southeast Asia (PDF) Our definitive, regularly updated guide. Includes diagrams and techniques for identifying southeast Asian species. Also available in Thai, Malay and Khmer/Cambodian.
Simplified identification guide to Eastern Atlantic seahorses (English)
Simplified identification guide to the Americas seahorses (English)
Seahorse life history
Foster, S. J. and A. C. J. Vincent (2004) Life history and ecology of seahorses: implications for conservation and management. Journal of Fish Biology 65(1):1-61
Seahorse Life History Tables (updated 7 October 2013)
Lourie, S.L., Pollom, R.A. and Foster, S.J. 2016. A global revision of the seahorses Hippocampus Rafinesque 1810 (Actinopterygii: Syngnathiformes): Taxonomy and biogeography with recommendations for further research. Zootaxa 4146 (1): 001–066.
Vincent, A. C. J., Foster, S. J., & Koldewey, H. J. (2011) Conservation and management of seahorses and other Syngnathidae. Journal of Fish Biology 78(6):1681-1724
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: www.iucnredlist.org - includes summaries of the information used to make the assessment – such as taxonomic notes, geographic range, population information and trends, habitat and ecology, threats, and conservation action.
Red List overview: http://www.iucnredlist.org/about/red-list-overview- how to use the IUCN Red List
National Red List: www.nationalredlist.org - summarises national conservation assessment for species, where they exist.
Additional resources on seahorses - see iSeahorse.org (Saving seahorses together)