Tag Archive: mundo marino

Aug 20 2014

Bluehead, Thalassoma bifasciatum (Distribution – feeding – reproduction)- Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed at in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The bluehead, Thalassoma bifasciatum, is a marine species that belongs to the wrasse family (Labridae). The species is also known as bluehead wrasse …

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Jun 11 2014

Hawksbill sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata (Threats and conservation measures)

Credit for the photo: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Site and video channel founder) This photo was taken at mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia The role of Hawksbills in the ecosystem is significant. For example, the hawksbills have been found essential for healthy reefs through controlling sponges …

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Jun 11 2014

Hawksbill sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata (Description – feeding – reproduction) – Video

Credit for the video: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Site and video channel founder) This video was filmed at mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) which belongs to the family Cheloniidae has a worldwide distribution and occur in tropical and subtropical waters …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10968

Apr 07 2014

Round Stingray, Urobatis sp. (Description, feeding, reproduction, threats to human)

Photo credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)      Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This photo was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The round stingrays are which belong to the family “Urolophidae” and the genus “Urobatis” are cartilaginous fishes. It is also known as raya redonda (in Spanish). Due to …

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Apr 02 2014

Blowfish (Biology — poisoning — utilization)

Credit of the photo: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the site) This photo was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia  Introduction: The blowfish belongs to the “Tetraodontidae” family which includes more than 120 species that occur worldwide. Most of blow fish species are found …

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Mar 17 2014

Spotted Scorpionfishes, Scorpaena plumieri (biology – camouflage – venom)

The photos were taken by Glenda Vélez Calabria at in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Scientific review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal General: The spotted scorpionfish, Scorpaena plumieri is also known as the pacific spotted scorpionfish, stone scorpionfish, stinging groupers, and spotted stone scorpionfish. The species is used as an aquarium fish and they are also …

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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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Sep 17 2013

Southern Guitarfish, Rhinobatos percellens (distribution, description and biology) – Video

Credit of the video: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video has been taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: Southern Guitarfish, Rhinobatos percellens is also known as “Chola guitarfish”, or “Guitarra chola” and other names. It seems there is commercial fishery for this species which is …

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Jul 01 2013

Aquariums – MUNDO MARINO (Te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo), Colombia

Photo credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Information: translated from the Spanish version could be found on the website: http://imagenes.tupatrocinio.com/imagenes/5/7/3/6/65736070091555577057545152514548/Mundo%20Marino%20Te%20mostramos%20lo%20que%20pasa%20en%20el%20fondo.pdf The Marine World Aquarium (el Acuario Mundo Marino) is considered among the largest aquariums in South America. The aquarium is playing a significant role in enhancing visitors’ knowledge, conservation and proper use of marine resources. The …

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May 11 2013

Southern Guitarfish, Rhinobatos percellens (distribution, description and biology)

Credit of the photos: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)  Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal These photos have been taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: Southern Guitarfish, Rhinobatos percellens is also known as “Chola guitarfish”, or “Guitarra chola” and other names. It seems there is commercial fishery for this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7845

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