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Open daily 10am - 6pm (Last entry 5pm)
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Open daily 10.00am - 6pm (Last entry 5pm)
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
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Seadragons and Relatives

Delicate and majestic

Discover some of our species...

Weedy Seadragon

Weedy Seadragon

The Weedy Seadragon, also known as the 'Common Seadragon' is found in coastal waters around Australia. Unlike the Seahorse they do not have a pouch. Male Seadragons carry the eggs fixed to the underside of their tail. Incubation lasts for about 8 weeks



The Razorfish adopts a unique and easily identifiable position of head-down, tail-up that mimics the spines of sea urchins. Growing up to 15 centimetres long, they are typically found within coastal reefs in the Indo-Pacific region where sea urchins live. Razorfish have been observed to eat zooplankton as well as tiny crustaceans.

Pot-bellied seahorse

Pot-bellied Seahorses

Also known as the Bigbelly Seahorse, this species of seahorse are known for their very big 'bellies'. Pot-bellied seahorse can be found in the central to southern coast of New South Wales.