Tag Archive: Characteristics

Feb 05 2015

California spiny lobster displayed live at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA – (Video)

This short video was filmed at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA during the Saturday fish market held on 27 December 2014. Based on a quick tour in the market, and compared to whole fish display, this lobster is the most expensive item in all displays as the price during the day of the …

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Jun 25 2014

Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis (Distribution – biology – utilization – threats)

Photo credit: Sharmala Naidoo (South Africa)  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Website founder) Introduction: Cuttlefish are sea molluscs that belong to the order Sepiida and to the Cephalopoda class. The photo that shows a specimen of “Pharaoh Cuttlefish” was taken at Sahar landing site, the Sultanate of Oman. The pharaoh cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) is a large cuttlefish species that …

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Apr 02 2014

Blowfish (Biology — poisoning — utilization)

Credit of the photo: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the site) This photo was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia  Introduction: The blowfish belongs to the “Tetraodontidae” family which includes more than 120 species that occur worldwide. Most of blow fish species are found …

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Oct 03 2013

Características del Lago Titicaca, Perú (in Spanish)

Credit: Oscar  Del Valle  Ayala via Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) This single-slide bite addresses -in Spanish- the characteristics of Lake Titicaca (Peru). The available information includes:  Volume, elevation, depth (average and maximum), length and width. The information is supported by a map and a photo. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Lake-Titicaca-Peru.pdf”]    

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May 09 2013

Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus (Biological information) – Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)      Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Source: www.fishconsult.org Introduction: Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus is a species of spiny lobster that inhabits tropical and subtropical waters and has a broad geographic …

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May 09 2013

Blowfish (biology — poisoning — utilization) – Video

Credit of the video: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Source: www.fishconsult.org Introduction: The blowfish belongs to the “Tetraodontidae” family which includes more than 120 species that occur worldwide. Most of blow fish species are …

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Aug 17 2012

Moray eels (Introduction, characteristics, distribution and feeding) – Video

This video was taken in Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA during June, 2012 Introduction: Moray eels belong to about 15 genera and about 200 species in the family Muraenidae. With few exceptions, the moray eels are almost exclusively marine. The size of moray eels vary significantly according to species whereas the smallest eels would measure about 12-20 cm as maximum …

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Jul 25 2012

California spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus (Characteristics, distribution, feeding, reproduction, predators)

These two photos were taken at the Sea World, USA in June 2012 Characteristics: The California spiny lobster is one of the largest spiny lobster species, and typically grows to a length of 30 centimeters. Males can weigh up to 12 kilograms and Adults can grow to be more than 2 feet long. Spiny lobsters may …

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