Coronavirus: Endangered seahorse makes a comeback due to lockdown The Seahorse Trust says it found 16 spiny seahorses at Studland Bay, Dorset - its largest daily discovery there since 2008.

The Seahorse Trust says it found 16 spiny seahorses at Studland Bay, Dorset - its largest daily discovery there since 2008.

An endangered species of seahorse has returned to its former stronghold in Dorset due to the coronavirus lockdown, marine conservationists say.

The Seahorse Trust says during one regular dive at Studland Bay, it found 16 spiny seahorses - including pregnant males and a juvenile that had been born this year - its largest daily discovery there since 2008, and the first sighting for two years.

The charity believes it is down to fewer people and boat traffic in the area - with less...
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2020-06-02 22:23
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