Tag: distribution and habitats

Jul 16 2017

Honeycomb moray eel (Gymnothorax favagineus) in Damaniyat Island, Oman (Video)

Video client: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     The video was filmed in Damaniyat Island (Al Batinah region), Sultanate of Oman. The honeycomb moray eel, Gymnothorax favagineus shown in the video is a species of marine fish in the family Muraenidae and is one of the largest of Indo-Pacific morays and …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12281

Dec 16 2013

Sea turtles (introduction – distribution – breathing – salt glands – utilization) – Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)  –   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: Sea turtles have been around for a very long time and are one of the earth’s most ancient creatures since the time of dinosaurs which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10174

Sep 04 2013

Common octopus, Octopus vulgaris (General information – biology – conservation)

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)      Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Source: www.fishconsult.org This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The common octopus, Octopus vulgaris is found worldwide in tropical and semitropical waters and occur from the coastline to as deep as 200 m. The species …

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Jul 19 2013

Red Sea fishes, Longnose hawkfish (Oxycirrhites typus)

Photo credit: To the gentleman who I met once and it is shame to miss his name (thanks friend for the collection you shared with me years ago and forgive my weak memory) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Introduction: The Longnose hawkfish, Oxycirrhites typus is a species that belongs to hawkfish family Cirrhitidae. Longnose hawkfish reach about 12 …

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May 08 2013

California yellowtail, Seriola lalandi (Biology – distribution- conservation and aquaculture) – Video

This short clip was taken at the Sea World, California, USA Source: www.fishconsult.org Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Introduction: The California yellowtail, Seriola lalandi has several common names including Yellowtail Kingfish, Amberjack, Yellowtail Amberjack and more names. The yellow caudal fin of the species is behind several of the common names. This fish has a …

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Aug 11 2012

Monkfish, Lophius sp. (Description, distribution and consumption) – Sweden

Credit for the photo: Gabriel Salvo (Chile)      Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This photo was taken in the fish market at Gotemburg, Sweden Monkfish and goosefish are the most common English names for the genus Lophius.  Angler fish and all-mouth are also used for the monkfish. Atlantic monkfish, Lophius americanus, does exist in the Atlantic Ocean while …

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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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Jul 22 2012

White whale, Delphinapterus leucas (Introduction, description, distribution, feeding) – Video

This video was filmed at the Sea World, California, USA (June 2012) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Introduction: The beluga whale and white whale are the common names for the Arctic and sub-Arctic cetacean species, Delphinapterus leucas, which belongs to family “monodontidae”.  We preferred to use white whale to avoid confusion with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=4992

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