Tag Archive: description

Jun 04 2017

Northern brown shrimp from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea

Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)  The inserted picture of a brown shrimp specimen was taken in a fish farm in Egypt. Introduction: Brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus) is a species of marine penaeid shrimps which has an important commercial species in the USA. The species has several common …

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May 18 2017

Dungeness crab (Biology, fishery and conservation) – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video was filmed in a retail shop located in Monterey, California (USA) where different fish species and crabs are sold. The Dungeness crab is the crab species shown in this video whether sold iced or displayed live. The Dungeness crab, Metacarcinus magister (formerly: Cancer magister), is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14006

Apr 27 2017

Florida manatee (Description – habitats – Feeding habits)- Video

Video courtesy: the State Archives of Florida, USA The title of this video: “Florida Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril” and was filmed during 1980s   The caption of the video states: “This is an excellent film about the plight of the endangered manatee. It is narrated by Leonard Nimoy and is full of beautiful underwater …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13983

Feb 01 2017

Fly River turtle (Description- biology- threats)- Video

This video was filmed at the Sea World (San Diego, California) during January 2015 Ownership of the video and review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     General: Fly River Turtles (Carettochelys insculpta), are also known, as pitted-shelled turtle and also as “pig-nosed turtle” because of their bulbous fleshy shout with prominently …

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May 16 2016

Red Sea fishes: Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) – Video

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Introduction: The Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator), is a reef-associated marine angelfish and is also called the Imperator Angelfish or Imperial Angelfish. The species is one of the most stunning underwater fish. Their color and graceful shape make them one …

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Mar 08 2016

Mud crab (Distribution – introduction – description – feeding – reproduction)  

  Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Mud Crab (Scylla serrata) which is also called mangrove crab belongs to the family of swimming crabs (Portunidae). This is an economically important species of crabs and considered highly esteemed as food whereas the flesh from its claws and walking legs …

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Mar 07 2016

Striking camouflage (Crocodilefish) on a sunken shipwreck (Video)

   Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Source: www.fishconsult.org   This video was filmed at Ras Muhammad, Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt). Introduction: The video was filmed is the premise of the British navy ship “Thistlegorm” which was built in 1940 and got sunk …

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Feb 12 2016

Blue-spotted ribbon tail ray, (Biology – utilization – threats)

Photo credit:: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken in Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) Introduction: Blue spotted ribbon tail ray (Taeniura lymma) is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae. It is also known as aka blue-spotted fantail rays, blue spotted stingrays, blue spotted rays, and ribbontail …

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Sep 29 2015

Giant grouper Epinephelus lanceolatus – Video

This video was filmed in the Sea World, San Diego, USA Source: www.fishconsult.org Giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus) The giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus), which belongs to the family Serranidae is also known as brindle bass, brown spotted cod, or bumblebee grouper and as the Queensland giant grouper in Australia. The species is the largest reef-dwelling bony …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12924

Jan 31 2015

Cuttlefish – Part one: (Distribution – Description – Ink – Changing color – Swimming) – Video

  This video was filmed in the Sea World (San Diego, USA) by the founder of this channel during January 2015. Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Introduction:Cuttlefish are small to medium sized marine animals that belong to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squids, and octopodes. Despite their name, cuttlefish are not fish but …

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