Tag Archive: USA

Jun 04 2017

Northern brown shrimp from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea

Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)  The inserted picture of a brown shrimp specimen was taken in a fish farm in Egypt. Introduction: Brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus) is a species of marine penaeid shrimps which has an important commercial species in the USA. The species has several common …

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May 18 2017

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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May 06 2017

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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Mar 21 2017

Historic landing and marketing of common snook in Florida

The date of the inserted picture goes back to June, 1949 and has the title: “Commercial seine net fishermen bringing their boat full of snook to market in Naples, Florida”. Photo credit: Courtesy of the State Archives of Florida – This photo was photographed in 1949.         Review by: Abdel Rahman El …

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Mar 10 2017

Sailfish sport fishing in Florida from 1950s till present (Video)

Video courtesy: the State Archives of Florida, USA   The title of this video: “Sailfish city” and was filmed during 1950s. The caption of the video states: ”This film is about fishing for sailfish off Fort Pierce. It shows how to use mullet for bait. There is lots of action as sailfish are caught”. The …

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Feb 19 2017

A small-to-medium aquaponic project in California (USA) – Video

I filmed this video during my visit to this facility that took place on the 6th of January, 2015. Description: Paul Trudeau (owner of the this project) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     The operation is established in a greenhouse with the dimensions of 3.7m x 3m x 2.4m. …

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Apr 03 2016

Sea urchin (biological features and utilization) – Video

This short video was filmed at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA during the Saturday fish market held on 27 December 2014.         Introduction: The name “urchin” is an old word for hedgehog, which sea urchins resemble. Sea urchins are small and spiny animals that are members of the phylum Echinodermata, which also includes sea …

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Mar 11 2016

Family aquaponics from porch to kitchen (Video)

This video was filmed on January, 6, 2015 during to my visit to Sacramento (the capital of California), USA. As shown in the video, this mini aquaponic has been established in the front porch of Mr. Paul Trudeau, house, my host who toured me two more aquaponic projects.     The one shown in this …

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Mar 02 2016

Flamingos are not necessarily pink- Video

This video was filmed  in the Sea World, San Diego, California (USA)                   The video explains reasons of the pink/reddish color which flamingo birds enjoy as well as also reasons for developing pale to  white color especially in captivity.

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Dec 22 2015

California sea lion (Zalophus Californianus) – Key characteristics – interactions with humans – communications (Video)

I filmed this video in the Sea World, Saint Diego, California, USA during December 2014. Source: www.fishconsult.org     Introduction: California Sea Lion,  Zalophus Californianus  belongs to the family “Otariidae” is found along the coast of the eastern North Pacific, from southern British Columbia to western Mexico including Baja California. California sea lions breed on …

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