Tag Archive: octopus

Mar 06 2017

Diving the Blue Hole (Dahab – Egypt) and this marvelous octopus specimen (Video)

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed during a dive at the Blue Hole, Dahab (Egypt).     One should look carefully to identify this beautiful specimen of common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) with its marvelous green color that makes the animal blends with …

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Feb 26 2017

Outcomes of the in-captivity reproduction initiative of octopus (Octopus tetricus) in Australia

Photos’ credit: Dr sagiv Kolkovski (Australia) Review: Sagiv Kolkovski and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of this website)             This work has been conducted at the Western Australian Fisheries and Marine Research Laboratories (WAFMRL) based at Hillarys Boat Harbor, north of Perth. The document of this project covers in details …

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Jan 09 2015

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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Jul 11 2014

Sun-drying octopus in the Sultanate of Oman

The sun-drying of octopus has been practiced –especially in Greece- for centuries as a means to tenderize the octopus before grilling. Fishermen probably hung them over the ships ropes to dry out. The photo which was taken in Salala, Oman shows a simple and a smart method in which the drying of octopus is done …

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Sep 04 2013

Common octopus, Octopus vulgaris (General information – biology – conservation)

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)      Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Source: www.fishconsult.org This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The common octopus, Octopus vulgaris is found worldwide in tropical and semitropical waters and occur from the coastline to as deep as 200 m. The species …

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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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Sep 02 2012

Export of fresh and frozen octopus from Egypt

The export of octopus represents a significant portion of total fish export from Egypt. The octopus is harvested from the Mediterranean Sea whereas the export is carried by licensed establishments. A portion of the export is done at fresh form while most of exported octopus is at frozen form. The European markets are the key …

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