The offspring of Hippocampus jayakari are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Hippocampus jayakari, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Hippocampus jayakari, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Found in seagrass beds, e.g. Halophila spp. Ovoviviparous.
The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.