Tag: sexual reproduction

Daphnia (Characteristics, feeding, reproduction, reactions to environmental stress)

Photo credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This specimen of Daphnia belonged to the fauna of Lake Amatitlan, Guatemala Introduction: Daphnia is a large genus comprising over 200 species of small freshwater crustaceans that belong to the family Daphniidae and the order “Cladocera”. These small crustaceans of 1–5 millimeters in length are commonly …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=10710

Red Sea fauna – Sea anemone (General Features – feeding habits – reproduction)

Photo credit: To a 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 General Features: Even though the photo is comparable to “North Red Sea anemone” it safer to describe the general …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=9199

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 …

Continue reading

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