Delicate and rare egg transfer for weedy sea dragons achieved at Seahorse World

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
February 5 2019 - 7:00pm
A male weedy sea dragon carrying eggs after a successful egg transfer with a female at Seahorse World - one of the first times the feat has been achieved in captivity in the world. Picture: Neil Richardson

CHRIS Carey describes it as the “holy grail” of breeding Australian sea creatures in captivity – achieving the successful egg transfer for weedy sea dragons.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at or on Twitter at @adamholmes010