Pygmy Seahorses: Masters of Camouflage

Josh Cassidy, KQED Public Media | 2014 | 2 min.

2016 Official Selection

Tiny and delicate, pygmy seahorses survive by attaching to vibrant corals where they become nearly invisible to both predators and researchers. Now, biologists at the California Academy of Sciences have successfully bred them in captivity for the first time. Finally, they’re able to study the seahorses’ amazing act of camouflage up close.