Ruby Sea-dragon – new species

I just read of a new species of sea dragon that has been found in WA, where I currently am. Very similar to the weedy seadragon it has been found from DNA testing on museum specimens (the last collected in 2007) to be sufficiently different to be called a new species. Found at much deeper depths than weedy seadragons, with distinct red colouration, it is the first new seadragon to be found in over 100 years.

Read full details here http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/2/2/140458

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