Tag Archive: feeding habits

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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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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Feb 17 2017

Durability and water stability of fish feed pellets

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) One of the inserted photos shows feed fines while the second shows the initial signs of pellet disintegration in water.         High quality animal feed is always essential for enhancing productivity and for improving the production economics. In addition to nutritive merit of …

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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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Sep 08 2016

Scorpionfish in the Red Sea (Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Mohamed Hassan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in the Red Sea, Marsa Alam Source: www.fishconsult.org   Introduction: Scorpionfish are marine fish that belong to the family scorpaenidae that includes many of the world’s most venomous species. The family has several genus and more than 200 …

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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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Apr 03 2016

Sea urchin (biological features and utilization) – Video

This short video was filmed at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA during the Saturday fish market held on 27 December 2014.         Introduction: The name “urchin” is an old word for hedgehog, which sea urchins resemble. Sea urchins are small and spiny animals that are members of the phylum Echinodermata, which also includes sea …

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Feb 16 2016

California sea lion (Feeding habits – reproduction – conservation) – Video

I filmed this video in the Sea World, Saint Diego, California, USA during December 2014. Source: www.fishconsult.org Feeding habits: California sea Lions (Zalophus Californianus) are carnivorous having fish being their favorite food including herring, mackerel, pompano, salmon, capelin and squid. They also feed on crabs and clams. The quantity of fish consumed by sea lions …

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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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