Tag Archive: distribution

Jul 17 2017

Dotted Sea-slug (Peltodoris atromaculata)

Photo credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The photo was taken in Granada (Spain) Introduction: The species is a marine gastropod molluscs that belongs to the family Discodorididae, class Gastropoda and phylum Mollusca which has been known as Peltodoris atromaculata or sometimes reported as Discodoris atromaculata. The Dotted Sea-Slug …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13203

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13150

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

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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Aug 20 2014

Bluehead, Thalassoma bifasciatum (Distribution – feeding – reproduction)- Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed at in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The bluehead, Thalassoma bifasciatum, is a marine species that belongs to the wrasse family (Labridae). The species is also known as bluehead wrasse …

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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 24 2014

Japanese giant spider crab, Macrocheira kaempferi (introduction – habitats – biology – utilization)

Introduction This photo of the Japanese giant spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) was filmed by Samart Detsathit (Thailand)  (shown in the photo) at Kamogawa Sea World, Japan. The name of this marine crab goes to its existence in the water around Japan. The crab is known in Japan as “Taka-ashi-gani” which means “tall legs crab”. The Japanese Spider …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10738

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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Mar 05 2014

Giant hermit crab, Petrochirus diogenes (Distribution – Feeding – reproduction – associates)

Photo credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)     Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This photo was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia General: This species is a large marine hermit crab which was originally described as Cancer diogenes. These crabs which are red in color may show sexual dimorphism in regard …

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