Shortfin Mako Shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) – Haie der Kanaren

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Shortfin Mako Shark – Isurus oxyrinchus The Shortfin Mako Shark, also known as Blue Pointer or Bonito Shark, is a species in the order of the mackerel sharks and therefore belongs to the subclass of the Elasmobranchii. Isurus oxyrinchus was first described in 1810 by Rafinesque In the article Sharks of the Canary Islands you will … Read more…

Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse – Coris Julis – Fishes of the Canaries

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Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse – Coris Julis The Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse is a species in the family of Labridae and therefore belongs to the superclass of bony fish. Coris Julis was first described by Linnaeus in 1758. Description, Features & Anatomy The Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse has an elongated, slightly high-backed and laterally squat body and can … Read more…

Island Hopping by Ferry or Plane – Canary Islands Holiday Individual

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Island Hopping on the Canary Islands The contrasts of the Canary Islands and their proximity to each other offer the best conditions for exploring more than one of the paradisiacal islands. Island hopping between Fuerteventura and Lanzarote or Tenerife and La Gomera is particularly easy. The ferry ride takes only 45 minutes. A day trip … Read more…

Blue Shark – Prionace glauca – Sharks of the Canary Islands

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Blue Shark – Prionace glauca The Blue Shark is a species in the family of Carcharhinidae and thus belongs to the subclass of the Elasmobranchii. Prionace glauca was first described by Linnaeus in 1758. In the article Sharks in the Canary Islands you will find more species and information about the top hunters of the … Read more…

Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) on the Canary Islands?

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Great White Shark – Carcharodon carcharias The Great White Shark, also known as the White Shark, the Great White or White Pointer (I have never heard of it, but the internet says so), is a species in the family of Lamnidae and thus belongs to the subclass of the Elasmobranchii. Carcharodon carcharias was first described … Read more…

Angel sharks and other species illegally fished in Fuerteventura

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Angel sharks and other species illegally fished in Fuerteventura The company Reel em In on Fuerteventura was publicly exposed. They have published photos of caught Angelsharks (Squatina squatina) and other protected species on their website. These are protected by both European and Spanish laws. These are highly endangered species. This is especially the case for … Read more…

Warty Crab or Yellow Crab – Eriphia verrucosa

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Warty Crab – Eriphia verrucosa The Warty Crab, also known as the Yellow Crab, is a species in the order of the decapods and thus belongs to the subphylum of crustaceans. Eriphia verrucosa was first described by Forskål in 1775. Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy & Characteristics2 Habitat & Distribution3 Biology & Feeding4 Sources & Link Description, … Read more…