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Tag: Red sea

Line fishing with artificial lures in the catch of Narrow barred Spanish mackerel from the Red Sea -Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Hassan Mohamed Hassan (Egypt) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The narrow barred Spanish mackerel known in Egypt as “Darak” is a precious species that enjoys a high market value especially this species has been listed as “Near threatened” according to the IUCN Red list. In this particular …

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Scorpionfish in the Red Sea (Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Mohamed Hassan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in the Red Sea, Marsa Alam Source: www.fishconsult.org   Introduction: Scorpionfish are marine fish that belong to the family scorpaenidae that includes many of the world’s most venomous species. The family has several genus and more than 200 …

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Remora on a dugong in the Red Sea (Egypt)

This video shows how a large specimen of remora (suckerfish) clings and slides on the dugong. The relationship between remora and dugong is addressed.

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Changing sex phenomenon in clownfish – Video

Video credit: Mohamed Hassan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)             This video was filmed in Marsa Alam (Red Sea), Egypt Information on the phenomenon of changing sex in clownfish is found on the video addressing situations where a male may change sex in a …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=13360

Sucker fish (remoras) and turtles in a commensal relationship

Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan (ORCA, Marsa Alam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The Remoras are a group of fish that belong to the family “Echeneidae” and may be called suckerfish. They lack swim bladder; instead they use a sucking disc on the top of their heads to attach themselves …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=13337

Red Sea fishes: Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) – Video

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Introduction: The Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator), is a reef-associated marine angelfish and is also called the Imperator Angelfish or Imperial Angelfish. The species is one of the most stunning underwater fish. Their color and graceful shape make them one …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=13331

Red Sea Banner fish – Video

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This video was filmed at Ras Muhammad, Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) and is a small part of much longer video which was filmed is the premise of the British navy ship “Thistlegorm” which was built in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=13205

Safari Fishing in the Red Sea, Egypt

Video credit: Waleed Masood (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (The video channel founder) The warm climate in the Red Sea region contributes the all-year recreation fishery. Moreover, the diversity of species, the rich coral reef fauna makes the sport fishery in the Red Sea an enjoyable experience whether for Egyptians or for the tourists …

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Red Sea fishes – Steinitz Goby, Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Distribution – description – feeding)

The Steinitz Goby, Amblyeleotris steinitzi is also known as Steinitz’ Prawn Goby, that is a small size species which belongs to the family Gobiidae. It is found from the shallow parts of the Red Sea through the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific Ocean. The species inhabits sandy bottoms on seaward reefs and is found at moderate depth of …

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Red Sea fauna: Blennies

Photo credit: To the gentleman who I met once and it is shame to miss his name (thanks friend for the collection you shared with me years ago and forgive my weak memory) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This photo shows a cute specimen of blenny found in the Red Sea waters. Regardless the accurate taxonomy of blennies, …

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