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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

Sep 15 2013

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9216

Sep 05 2013

Dolphins performing in the Sea World (general information – interaction with human – trade and conservation)

The video shows dolphin performance at the Sea World, San Diego, California, USA. The review is trying to bring in some information that goes with this video. Introduction: Dolphins that are affiliated to family Delphinidae belong to a group of marine mammals which are referred as cetaceans.  The group includes about forty species. Dolphins are found …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9109

Jul 24 2013

Introduction and impact of water hyacinth in Rwanda water bodies

  The two photos show the invasion of water water hyacinth in a water body (bay) in Rwanda. Water hyacinth is an exotic plant species which was introduced into Rwanda. The dense of the plant growth my reach a level of closing water bodies.  

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=8537

Jul 08 2013

Chilean sea urchin, Loxechinus albus (Introduction – distribution- feeding habits)

Photo credit:  Rodrigo Rivera González  (Chile)                                                                Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Introduction: The Chilean Sea urchins Loxechinus albus (Molina, 1782) is an edible echinoderm animal of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=8227

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