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Banggai cardinal fish (Distribution — biology — conservation) – Video

Video and text ownership: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Source: www.fishconsult.org This video was taken at the Sea World – California – USA Introduction: Ichthyologist Dr. Frederick Petrus Koumans he is the one who described the species and erected a new genus, Pterapogon (cardinalfish with long fins), and assigned the species name of kauderni in honor …

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Moray eels (Reproduction, predation and conservation) – Video

This video was taken in Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA during June, 2012 Reproduction and life cycle: Moray eels show hermaproditism phenomenon where some of the morays they start males before turning into females (sequential) while others are synchronous (having both functional testes and ovaries at the same time) and can mate with either sex. The …

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Moray eels (Introduction, characteristics, distribution and feeding) – Video

This video was taken in Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA during June, 2012 Introduction: Moray eels belong to about 15 genera and about 200 species in the family Muraenidae. With few exceptions, the moray eels are almost exclusively marine. The size of moray eels vary significantly according to species whereas the smallest eels would measure about 12-20 cm as maximum …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=5204

Blackfooted Penguins, Spheniscus demersus (Breeding, climatic adaptation, threats and conservation measures) – Video

This video was taken at Monterey Bay Aquarium, California, USA in June 2012 Breeding: The African Penguin reaches breeding maturity in about four years.  They form nesting colonies, with pairs returning to the breeding site year after year. The breeding nests are usually found on coastal islands, where pairs construct their nests from their hardened excrements …

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Black-footed penguins, Spheniscus demersus (Description, distribution and feeding habits) – Video

This video was taken at Monterey Bay Aquarium, California, USA in June 2012 The black-footed penguins or African penguins, Spheniscus demersus are water birds which belong to the family Spheniscidae Description: Black-footed penguins when fully developed grow to 60-70 centimeters tall and weigh between 2 and 5 kilograms. These penguins have black backs, faces, wings, feet and …

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Moon Jellyfish, Aurelia labiate (distribution, description & behavior, life cycle, feeding behavior)- Video

This video was taken at Monterey Bay Aquarium Source: www.fishconsult.org Moon jellyfish, Aurelia labiata belongs to the genus Aurelia and is a cnidarian of the Ulmaridae family. Distribution: moon jellyfish are found in most seas in Europe, Japan, and Gulf of Mexico as well as in the Pacific Coast of North America. They live in pelagic habitats and they are often …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=3890

Pacific sea nettle (Chrysaora fuscescens) – Video

This video was taken in Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA The Pacific sea nettle, Chrysaora fuscescens which lives in the Pacific Ocean is a free-floating, large jellyfish with a bell of up to about 30-50 cm across in diameter. It has four long oral arms surrounding its mouth. Sea nettles have bright distinctive colors which make them a popular …

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