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Sea stars feeding on scallop jingles (Monterey, California, USA)

Credit: Michelle Kaiser (Monterey, USA)           The inserted picture was taken at the commercial Wharf Piling and shows Sea stars such as Pisaster ochraceus whilefeeding on scallop jingles that are very plentiful within the harbor. This star is joined by a purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, and a decorator crab, Loxorynchus spp. …

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Napping Sea Lion in the territory of an abalone farm (Monterey, USA)

          During my visit to the abalone farm in Monterey, California, I took this picture for this napping sea lion. The abalone grow-out cages are located in the water several meters under the napping animal who reached the farm along with the morning high tide leaving the animal behind in the …

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Nursed red abalone while grazing on sea lettuce (Ulva sp.)

Credit: Peter Hain (Monterey, USA) Red abalone, Haliotis rufescensis an important fishery resource in California, where several hatcheries are producing juveniles of this species. This picture has been taken in a nursing tank in one of those hatcheries located in Monterey region, California. Diatom is the starting feed for baby abalone. As abalones grow on the …

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Sea lion show in the Sea World, San Diego, California (USA) – Video

  This 8-min video was filmed at the sea lion and otter stadium in the Sea World, San Diego, California, USA. The full show is about twice as long as the current video. The interaction between the audience and the performers along with the well- trained sea lions is high as the whole show is …

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California spiny lobster displayed live at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA – (Video)

This short video was filmed at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA during the Saturday fish market held on 27 December 2014. Based on a quick tour in the market, and compared to whole fish display, this lobster is the most expensive item in all displays as the price during the day of the …

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To whom I met in the “Tuna Harbor Fish Market” in San Diego: Thank you

                                          I am almost sure that friends whom I thank here are not going to read this post. However, I owe them all a big thank you.  Even though they were somehow busy in their …

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The day of abalone in Monterey, California)

                  Dear Friends,Yesterday (Wednesday, 22 January) was a long field visit which lasted 14 hours since I left Campbell where we stay to Monterey where the abalone projects exist and back to Campbell. The rich information gained through the visit would justify the lengthy hours spent. When …

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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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Visiting some fishing activities in San Diego region

That was nice to have some fishing activities in San Diego region. The information obtained will be developed into useful posts. The photo was taken in a Tuna Harbor fish market. Thanks to everyone who welcomed my questions and provided enough information. Andrea (who is in grade 4 and Ken in grade 8) are not …

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Vegetable production in a recirculating aquaponic system using Nile tilapia with and without freshwater prawn  

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Note: The information below has been distilled from the reference paper   The photo shows a pilot aquaponic unit installed at, the University of Arizona (Tucson), (USA). The study was conducted and included three species of leafy vegetables that are namely …

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