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Tag: Reproduction

Spawning readiness of African catfish females – Video

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This short video shows a typical process carried out to checking process of the females of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). This selection process is carried out towards successful spawning whether natural or artificial spawning. Two specimens have been checked …

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Dotted Sea-slug (Peltodoris atromaculata)

Photo credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The photo was taken in Granada (Spain) Introduction: The species is a marine gastropod molluscs that belongs to the family Discodorididae, class Gastropoda and phylum Mollusca which has been known as Peltodoris atromaculata or sometimes reported as Discodoris atromaculata. The Dotted Sea-Slug …

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Florida manatee (Behavior – reproduction)- Part two/three

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 photography. …

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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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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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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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Turtle eggs between threats and conservation initiatives

Photo Credit: Florida Memory Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     In some places turtle meat and eggs are considered important food source to local people while in other places meat and eggs are considered a delicacy. Others customarily consume sea turtle meat in observance of religious holidays. Turtle eggs have …

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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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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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Frog reproduction and metamorphosis – Video

  Source: www.fishconsult.org Video provided by: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   The video starts with the mating in bull frogs which is known as “Amplexeus”. During mating, the male fertilizes the eggs upon their release from female’s body. On the average, a female frog lays …

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