Henpecked Husband & Male who gives birth to babies

Henpecked Husband-Seahorse

Yes you have read rightly. There is one male in this world who is not only henpecked Husband(Obey the order of wife which is very usual) but also gives birth to their children. It is seahorse. It is the only male in this world who do so.seahorses


Seahorse biological name is Hippocampus. Hippos means Horse while Kampus means Sea Monster. Seahorse is a marine bony fish.

  • It breathes by gills,haring head like horse and long snake like prehensile tail to grip objects.
  • Seahorse are very poor swimmers and swim vertically with the help of dorsal fins. Their speed is as slow as 5 feet per hour. 
  • Their pectoral fins present on either side of head help them to stabilize and steer.
  • It is worth mentioning that seahorse has moveable eyes which can see forward and backward just like chameleon.
  • Seahorses prefer to swim in pairs with their tails linked together.
  • They swim upright and avoid predators by mimicking the colour of underwater plants.

Male Birth Process:seahorses

Rarer still, they are among the only animal species on Earth in which the male bears the unborn young.

  • The female seahorse transfers her eggs to the male brood pouch which he himself fertilises in his pouch.
  • The number of eggs can vary from 100 to 1000 based on different species.
  • They receive oxygen and food in the pouch.
  • The Male Seahorse hatches these eggs from 14 days to 30 days at max.
  • Giving birth is a long process for him and can takes 12 hours.

Henpecked Husband:

According to Dictionary, a henpecked husband is the one who never dared to contradict his wife.

  • Interestingly Seahorse never changes his partner and will remain with her single partner during his whole life.
  • Seahorses are monogamous and mate for life.
  • He remains very affirmative and loyal with his wife throughout life.

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