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Tag: feeding behavior

What frogs like to eat more, feed pellets or live tilapia?- Video

Note: This short video is a piece of the original 31-min which exists on this site and video channel This short video shows clearly the preference of frogs towards live tilapia compared to the dry pellets. It is interesting to see an individual from while staying over pellets, chawing one before spitting it out. On …

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California two-spot Octopus, Octopus bimaculoides (Description, feeding, reproduction, camouflage) – Video

This video was filmed at the Sea World, San Diego, USA Source: www.fishconsult.org   Introduction: The California two-spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides), also known as the “bimac” octopus, is an octopus species found off the coast of California (from central California to northern Baja California). The species is normally found in the shallow areas of about 20-m depth so they …

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Blue-footed booby (Distribution – description – feeding – reproduction – predation)

Credit for the photo: Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Introduction The blue-footed booby, Sula nebouxii is a tropical marine bird that belongs to the family Sulidae. The bird got its name “booby” from the Spanish “bobo”, or “bubi” that means stupid. This name was probably given by …

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Red Sea fishes – Steinitz Goby, Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Distribution – description – feeding)

The Steinitz Goby, Amblyeleotris steinitzi is also known as Steinitz’ Prawn Goby, that is a small size species which belongs to the family Gobiidae. It is found from the shallow parts of the Red Sea through the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific Ocean. The species inhabits sandy bottoms on seaward reefs and is found at moderate depth of …

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Hammerhead shark (Introduction – biology – threats) – Video

Source:www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Hani Elmalky (USA)  – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video was taken in the Monterey Bay Aquarium during June 2012 showing the hammerhead shark cruising amongst a large population of Pacific sardines and other fish species.  The review focuses on the leading species in this exhibition which is the hammerhead shark. …

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Green moray eels, Gymnothorax funebris (Biology, geographic range, and adaptation) – Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)     Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal   This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The “Green moray eels”, Gymnothorax funebris are also known as “green conger”, “green congo”, “green eel”, and “olive-green moray eel”. They belong to the family Muraenidae. Based on few documents on green …

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Atlantic tarpon – Megalops atlanticus (Distribution – biology – conservation) – Video

This video was taken in June 2012 at the World of the Sea aquarium, Sea World, San Diego, California, USA Introduction: Atlantic tarpon, Megalops atlanticus that belongs to the family Megalopidae is also known as the silver king and Sábalo in Spanish. Although this species has no commercial value as a food fish due to its …

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Green moray eels, Gymnothorax funebris (Biology, geographic range, and adaptation)

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 Introduction: The “Green moray eels”, Gymnothorax funebris are also known as “green conger”, “green congo”, “green eel”, and “olive-green moray eel”. They belong to the family Muraenidae. …

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Feeding the broodstock of European seabass, Dicentrachus labrax in a marine hatchery in Egypt- Video

Credit for the video: El Sadig Hagar (Sudan)                        Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The video was taken in a marine hatchery, Alexandria, Egypt. The video shows feeding the broodstock of European seabass, Dicentrachus labrax with fish of low economic value such as by catch. …

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Moon Jellyfish, Aurelia labiate (distribution, description & behavior, life cycle, feeding behavior)- Video

This video was taken at Monterey Bay Aquarium Source: www.fishconsult.org Moon jellyfish, Aurelia labiata belongs to the genus Aurelia and is a cnidarian of the Ulmaridae family. Distribution: moon jellyfish are found in most seas in Europe, Japan, and Gulf of Mexico as well as in the Pacific Coast of North America. They live in pelagic habitats and they are often …

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