Leafy sea dragons are fish related to seahorses. They are decorated with plant-like appendages that mimic kelp and other surroundings in
As in seahorses, the females “hand off” their eggs to the males. The males gestate the eggs in a brood pouch, where the eggs are fertilized, and provided oxygen and nutrients. The males then give live birth to the babies.
Watercolor, ink, paint pen, and gel pen on paper. 6”x6”.