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Tag: utilization

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14015

Mar 09 2016

Red Sea Banner fish – Video

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This video was filmed at Ras Muhammad, Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) and is a small part of much longer video which was filmed is the premise of the British navy ship “Thistlegorm” which was built in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13205

Feb 12 2016

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13150

Jul 24 2014

Parrotfish (Description, habitats, feeding, life cycle, utilization)

This model photo was taken in the Sea World, San Diego, USA Introduction: Parrotfishes are a group of about 80- 90 identified species of fishes which are now often considered a subfamily (Scarinae) of the wrasses to which they are close relatives. Parrot fish are abundant in and around the tropical reefs of all the world’s oceans. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11204

Jun 25 2014

Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis (Distribution – biology – utilization – threats)

Photo credit: Sharmala Naidoo (South Africa)  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Website founder) Introduction: Cuttlefish are sea molluscs that belong to the order Sepiida and to the Cephalopoda class. The photo that shows a specimen of “Pharaoh Cuttlefish” was taken at Sahar landing site, the Sultanate of Oman. The pharaoh cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) is a large cuttlefish species that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11062

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10678

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9230

May 14 2013

Red abalone, Haliotis rufescens (Distribution, biology, utilization and conservation)

Photo credit: Oscar Del Valle Ayala  (Peru)  Via: Wilder Rodriguez Arteaga (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Introduction: The red abalone, Haliotis rufescens, is a snail-like, univalve species of a very large edible sea snail; it is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae. Historically, red abalone has been the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7858

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

May 09 2013

Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus (Biological information) – Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)      Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Source: www.fishconsult.org Introduction: Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus is a species of spiny lobster that inhabits tropical and subtropical waters and has a broad geographic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7808

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