The Flat-faced Seahorse (Hippocampus trimaculatus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): Australia, China, Cocos Island, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. This species is also known by the following name(s): Longnose Seahorse, Low-crowned Seahorse, Three-spot Seahorse, H. planifrons, H. raji, H. takakurae.
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Ten creatures that may become extinct in the next 10 years1. Leatherback Sea Turtle
Leatherback sea turtles have been around since pre-historic times. And unfortunately, if the species is allowed to vanish, scientists believe it will foreshadow the extinction of a host of other marine species. It is estimated that there are less than 5,000 nesting female leatherback sea turtles in the Pacific Ocean today, down from 91,000 in 1980.