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The great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo); a bird of luck or a nightmare

Photo credit: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), has also several names such as the great black cormorant, the black cormorant, the large cormorant, the black shag, and “Aggag” in Arabic. The great cormorant is a large black bird with a typical range from 2.6 to 3.7 kg. Distribution and …

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Distribution and some biological information on granulated catfish, Pterodoras granulosus

Photo credit: Felipe Alviz Costa (Bolivia)        Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Habitats and world distribution: the granulated  catfish (Pterodoras granulosus) is found in Amazon and Paraná River basins and coastal drainage in Guyana and Suriname. The species is found in Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, Ecuador, and United States. Granulated catfish is commercially fished for human consumption as well as …

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