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Category: Aquarium fishes

The group of fish species hosted by this category are mainly ornamental fish are found in identified aquariums. Animals in this group are adequately described addressing the biological as well as the economic sides related to target species.

Cuttlefish – Part one: (Distribution – Description – Ink – Changing color – Swimming) – Video

  This video was filmed in the Sea World (San Diego, USA) by the founder of this channel during January 2015. Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Introduction:Cuttlefish are small to medium sized marine animals that belong to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squids, and octopodes. Despite their name, cuttlefish are not fish but …

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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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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=12232

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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Cage culture of red tilapia in Brazil

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) The photos have been taken in the aquaculture component of this multi-discipline farm which is located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, County of Paraíba do Sul, District of Werneck. The farm consists of 100 floating cages located in running water dams controlled by biological filters and aerators for …

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Flying fish (Description – fights – feeding – reproduction – flying- utilization)

The photo of this model was taken in Sea World, San Diego, USA Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Introduction: Flying fish is the common term for about 50 species within the family Exocoetidae. Flying fish has captured the imagination of people throughout the world for centuries because of its ability to …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=11208

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: https://fishconsult.org/?p=10968

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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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=10688

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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Clownfish, Amphiprion sp. (Biology – Clownfish and anemone – changing sex) – Video

This video was filmed in Alexandria marine aquarium (National Institute of Oceanography and Fishery), Egypt Clownfish includes a group of species that belongs to the family Pomacentridae. These species whether caught from the wild or bred in captivity make up about 40% of the global marine ornamental trade. They are about 30 known species which …

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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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