Dohrns Tube-Dwelling Anemone – Pachycerianthus dohrni

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Dohrns Tube-Dwelling Anemone – Pachycerianthus dohrni Dohrns Tube-Dwelling Anemone is a species in the subclass of the Octocorallia and thus belongs to the class of the Anthozoa. Pachycerianthus dohrni was first described by Van Beneden in 1823. Description, Anatomy and Characteristics Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy and Characteristics2 Habitat, Distribution & Occurrence3 Biology & Feeding4 Sources & … Read more…

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…

Blue Shark – Prionace glauca – Sharks of the Canary Islands

Blue Shark species Prionace glauca Canary Islands Sharks Canaries Atlantic scuba diving

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…

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…

Carpet Flatworm – Thysanozoon brocchii

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Carpet Flatworm – Thysanozoon brocchii The Carpet Flatworm is a species from the   phylum of Platyhelminthes. There are also four recognised subspecies and four recognised variations. Thysanozoon brocchii was first described by Risso in 1818. Since the species has not yet been thoroughly researched, similar species are summarized as Thysanozoon cf. brocchii. Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy … Read more…