Warty Crab or Yellow Crab – Eriphia verrucosa

Warty Crab Yellow image eriphia verrucosa Scuba diving canary islands atlantic ocean Mediterranean Sea crustaceans species

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

Carpet Flatworm Thysanozoon brocchii flatworms species Plathelminthes Mediterranean Sea scuba diving canary islands

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…

Pink Flatworm – Prostheceraeus roseus

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus flatworms species Plathelminthes Mediterranean Sea scuba diving canary islands

Pink Flatworm – Prostheceraeus roseus The Pink Flatworm is a species from the phylum of Platyhelminthes. Prostheceraeus roseus was first described by Lang in 1884. Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy & Characteristics2 Habitat & Distribution3 Biology & Feeding4 Sources & Link Description, Anatomy & Characteristics The Pink Flatworm has a flat body, which is oval in shape. … Read more…

Flatworm – Pseudoceros maximus

Flatworm Pseudoceros maximus flatworms species Plathelminthes Mediterranean Sea scuba diving canary islands

Flatworm – Pseudoceros maximus The Flatworm is a species in the phylum of Platyhelminthes. Pseudoceros maximus was first described by Lang in 1884. Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy & Characteristics2 Habitat & Distribution3 Biology, Feeding & Reproduction4 Sources & Links Description, Anatomy & Characteristics The Flatworm has a flat, elongated oval body. Its colour can vary. Either … Read more…

Common Sand Hopper – Talitrus saltator

Common Sand Hopper talitrus saltator Scuba diving Canary Islands Mediterranean Seacrustacea species

Common Sand Hopper – Talitrus saltator The Common Sand Hopper is a species in the order of the Amphipoda and thus belongs to the Subphylum of the crustaceans. Talitrus saltator was first described by Montagu in 1808. Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy & Characteristics2 Habitat & Distribution3 Biology & Feeding4 Reproduction & Age5 Sources & Links Description, … Read more…

Azores Barnacle – Megabalanus azoricus – Mussel or Crustacea?

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Azores Barnacle – Megabalanus azoricus The Azores Barnacle is a species in the order of Sessilia and therefore belongs to the subphylum of crustaceans. Megabalanus azoricus was first described by Pilsbry in 1916. Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy & Characteristics2 Habitat & Distribution3 Biology & Feeding4 Reproduction & Development5 Sources & Links Description, Anatomy & Characteristics The … Read more…

Tidal Spray Crab – Plagusia depressa – Image and Species Info

Tidal Spray Crab Plagusia depressa Scuba diving canary islands crustacea species atlantic ocean

Tidal Spray Crab – Plagusia depressa The Tidal Spray Crab is a species in the order of the Decapoda and thus belongs to the subphylum of crustaceans. Plagusia depressa was first described by Fabricius in 1775. According to a study from 2001*, the species is divided into two subspecies. The one in the Atlantic has … Read more…

Small European Locust Lobster – Scyllarus arctus

Small European Locust Lobster Scyllarus arctus scuba diving canary islands spcies crustacea red sea Mediterranean

Small European Locust Lobster – Scyllarus arctus The Small European Locust Lobster is a species in the order of Decapoda and thus belongs to the subphylum of crustaceans. Scyllarus arctus was first described by Linnaeus in 1758. Sitemap1 Description, Characteristics & Anatomy2 Habitat & Distribution3 Biology4 Sources & Links Description, Characteristics & Anatomy The Small … Read more…

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