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Silver dollar, Mylossoma aureum (Description – habitats – biology)

The video was taken in freshwater aquarium (Sea World), San Diego, California, USA Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Introduction and description: Silver dollar is a common name for a fish species that belongs to the Characidae family; Dollar d’argent  is another common name. These fishes have metallic color with deep …

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Gilded catfish, Zungaro zungaro in Bolivia

Photo credit: Felipe Alviz Costa (Bolivia)        Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This catfish species has several common names such as giant Jelly Catfish, Gilded Catfish and Manguruyú (the last one is the Spanish name especially in Argentinian). This species is native to the Amazon and Orinoco River basins in South America. This catfish is mainly …

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Hornet tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi (Description – distribution – feeding – reproduction) – Video

This video was taken at the Sea World, California, USA (June, 2012) Introduction: Hornet tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi, which belongs to the family Cichlidae is known by more common names such as Zebra tilapia and tiger tilapia. Description Hornet tilapia has typical tilapia shape with vertical black color and several yellow stripping extending from the region to …

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Lungfish, (Protopterus aethiopicus) in Kenya

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) The photo shows the weighing of a lungfish (Protopterus aethiopicus) at a fish banda in Ogal beach, Kisumu West District, Kenya. (A banda is an enclosure at a beach where fish landed from the fishing grounds of are handled and weighed  in hygienic manner before  sale).  Attempts have been made on …

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