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Tag: coloration

Jul 21 2014

Nile tilapia males (coloration during the breeding season) – Video

Video credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo and Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed during July, 2014 in a private fish farm in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt The video shows a sexually mature male of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) during the spawning season in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11183

Aug 14 2012

Black-footed penguins, Spheniscus demersus (Description, distribution and feeding habits) – Video

This video was taken at Monterey Bay Aquarium, California, USA in June 2012 The black-footed penguins or African penguins, Spheniscus demersus are water birds which belong to the family Spheniscidae Description: Black-footed penguins when fully developed grow to 60-70 centimeters tall and weigh between 2 and 5 kilograms. These penguins have black backs, faces, wings, feet and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=5177

Aug 02 2012

Flamingo Birds, Phoenicopterus sp. (Introduction, distribution, description, feeding and reproduction) – Video

The video was taken in Sea World, California, USA in June 2012 Introduction: Flamingos are a type of wading birds in the genus Phoenicopterus, which hosts six recognized species in the world; four species of which in the Americas and two species in the Old World. The Old World flamingos were considered by the Ancient …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=5123

Jul 03 2012

Lionfish, Pterois sp. (Characteristics, distribution and habitats, feeding habits and predation style, venom) – Video

This video was taken at Aquarium de la Mer, Sea World, California (USA) in June, 2012 Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Characteristics: Lionfish have distinctive brown or maroon color, and white stripes or bands covering the head and body. Their colorful exterior helps them to blend in well …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=4082

May 17 2012

Qualitative genetics in fish

This 2-slide bite defines the qualitative genetics in fish and its inheritence focusing on some examples in ornamental fish as well as in aquaculture as well as highlighting the nil influence of environment on the qualitative traits. [important]Qualitative genetics in fish[/important]

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=3516

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