White Encrusting Zoanthid ☠ Palythoa caribaeorum ☠ Caution Toxic!

White Encrusting Zoanthid Palythoa caribaeorum image anthozoa species scuba diving canary islands anemone atlantic ocean

White Encrusting Zoanthid – Palythoa caribaeorum The White Encrusting Zoanthid is a species in the order of the Zoantharia and thus belongs to the class of the Anthozoa. They are very toxic and should therefore not be touched under any circumstances. Palythoa caribaeorum was first described by Duchassaing & Michelotti in 1860. Sitemap1 Description, Anatomy & … Read more…

Fangtooth Moray – Enchelycore anatina

Fangtooth Moray Tiger - Enchelycore anatina Anguilliformes diving canary islands atlantic ocean canaries

Fangtooth Moray – Enchelycore anatina The Fangtooth Moray, also known as Tiger Moray or Bird-eye conger, is a species in the family of Muraenidae and therefore part of the order of the Anguilliformes. Sitemap1 Description2 Habitat and Distribution3 Biology Description The basic colour of the Fangtooth Moray is dark brown to black. Enchelycore anatina has … Read more…

Goldentail Moray – Gymnothorax miliaris

Goldentail Moray Eel Gymnothorax miliaris Anguilliformes diving canary islands atlantic ocean canaries

Goldentail Moray – Gymnothorax miliaris The Goldentail Moray is a species in the family of the Muraenidae and is therefore part of the order of Anguilliformes. Sitemap1 Description2 Habitat and Distribution3 Biology Description The Goldentail Moray has a dark brown to black base colour with many golden dots lying close together. Near the head and … Read more…

Orange Ball Anemone – Pseudocorynactis caribbeorum

Orange Ball Anemone Pseudocorynactis caribbeorum image anthozoa scuba diving canary islands species

Orange Ball Anemone – Pseudocorynactis caribbeorum The Orange Ball Anemone, also known as the Red Ball Anemone, is a species in the family of Corallimorphidae and thus belongs to the class of the Anthozoa. Sitemap1 Description2 Habitat and Distribution3 Biology Description The shape of Pseudocorynactis caribbeorum is very similar to the shape of the Club Tipped … Read more…

Bandtooth Conger – Ariosoma balearicum

Bandtooth Conger Ariosoma balearicum eel scuba diving canary islands anguilliformes species

Bandtooth Conger – Ariosoma balearicum The Bandtooth Conger, also known as the Baleares Conger or the Balearic Conger, is a species in the family of the Congridae and thus belongs to the order of the Anguilliformes. Ariosoma balearicum was first described by François Étienne Delaroche in 1809. Sitemap1 Description2 Habitat and Distribution3 Biology Description The … Read more…