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Tag: Monterey

Dungeness crab (Biology, fishery and conservation) – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video was filmed in a retail shop located in Monterey, California (USA) where different fish species and crabs are sold. The Dungeness crab is the crab species shown in this video whether sold iced or displayed live. The Dungeness crab, Metacarcinus magister (formerly: Cancer magister), is …

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Cannery row tells the story on the booming and collapse of sardine fishery in Monterey, California

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture was taken on January 22, 2015 during my visit to the cannery row, the street that witnessed the sardine explosion and then collapse of sardine fishery in Monterey, California (USA). The first cannery in the row was born in 1901 and soon …

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Promoting responsible angling (Monterey Wharf – California)- Video

This video was filmed during my visit to Monterey (January, 2015) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The Municipal Wharf II was constructed in 1926 and repaired in 1983. Here, sport anglers try to make a fish catch. There are sections of this long wharf (490 m) that are marked no …

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Sea stars feeding on scallop jingles (Monterey, California, USA)

Credit: Michelle Kaiser (Monterey, USA)           The inserted picture was taken at the commercial Wharf Piling and shows Sea stars such as Pisaster ochraceus whilefeeding on scallop jingles that are very plentiful within the harbor. This star is joined by a purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, and a decorator crab, Loxorynchus spp. …

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Napping Sea Lion in the territory of an abalone farm (Monterey, USA)

          During my visit to the abalone farm in Monterey, California, I took this picture for this napping sea lion. The abalone grow-out cages are located in the water several meters under the napping animal who reached the farm along with the morning high tide leaving the animal behind in the …

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Nursed red abalone while grazing on sea lettuce (Ulva sp.)

Credit: Peter Hain (Monterey, USA) Red abalone, Haliotis rufescensis an important fishery resource in California, where several hatcheries are producing juveniles of this species. This picture has been taken in a nursing tank in one of those hatcheries located in Monterey region, California. Diatom is the starting feed for baby abalone. As abalones grow on the …

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The day of abalone in Monterey, California)

                  Dear Friends,Yesterday (Wednesday, 22 January) was a long field visit which lasted 14 hours since I left Campbell where we stay to Monterey where the abalone projects exist and back to Campbell. The rich information gained through the visit would justify the lengthy hours spent. When …

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