Computed tomography scanned anterior trunk area of Hippocampus pontohi, AMS I.47833-001, preserved male non-type, 16.33 mm SL, Cape Kri, Raja Ampat, Indonesia (photograph Graham Short). A Anterolateral view B Dorsal view. Note the double pair of spines projecting dorsolaterad on STrR1 and STrR1, respectively, and laterodorsal surface flat on STrR3, and STrR4. Abbreviations: CO, coronet; CL, cliethral ring; STrR1, first superior trunk ridge; STrR2, second superior trunk ridge; STrR3, third superior trunk ridge; STrR4, fourth superior trunk ridge; STrR5, fifth superior trunk ridge; STrR6, sixth superior trunk ridge.

  Part of: Short G, Smith R, Motomura H, Harasti D, Hamilton H (2018) Hippocampus japapigu, a new species of pygmy seahorse from Japan, with a redescription of H. pontohi (Teleostei, Syngnathidae). ZooKeys 779: 27-49.