Tag: threats and conservation

Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) – Video

This video was filmed during my visit to the Sea World, California, USA. Introduction: The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata belongs to the hound shark, in the family Triakidae. The species is small and pretty animals. The species is harmless to humans if they are not disturbed and hence divers can safely come close enough to …

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Japanese giant spider crab, Macrocheira kaempferi (introduction – habitats – biology – utilization)

Introduction This photo of the Japanese giant spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) was filmed by Samart Detsathit (Thailand)  (shown in the photo) at Kamogawa Sea World, Japan. The name of this marine crab goes to its existence in the water around Japan. The crab is known in Japan as “Taka-ashi-gani” which means “tall legs crab”. The Japanese Spider …

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