Tag: predators

Raft culture of mussels in China

Photo credit: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Historic information: During 1950s, mussel was considered undesirable fouling organisms in China. Several years later and based on research outcomes, the culture of mussel was initiated and gradually expanded and encouraged on a commercial scale and this was in the …

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Reef stonefish, Synanceia verrucosa (camouflage, predators, Poisonous venom) – video

This video was taken during June 2012 at the Sea World, California (USA) Color and camouflage: The common color of stonefish is the mottled greenish to mostly dark brown color. They may have patches of yellow, orange or red color. This type of coloration enhances their ability to camouflage themselves among the rocks or many …

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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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California spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus (Characteristics, distribution, feeding, reproduction, predators)

These two photos were taken at the Sea World, USA in June 2012 Characteristics: The California spiny lobster is one of the largest spiny lobster species, and typically grows to a length of 30 centimeters. Males can weigh up to 12 kilograms and Adults can grow to be more than 2 feet long. Spiny lobsters may …

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