I have never heard of this creature so Good Morning Google Images and here they are......
They range is size from 9 to 14 inches. A cousin of the seahorse they do not have a prehensile tale. They have little pectoral fins and are content to float with the current and dine on tiny "sea lice."
Then I found a picture of this little beauty..... this is a Mandarin fish
Nature in all it's splendor is a sight to behold.