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  • Snake pipefish

    ENTELURUS AEQUOREUS
    Snake pipefish

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 65 cms.
    Weight: -

    Yellowish or light brown, adults with numerous vertical stripes silver bordered in black, some fragmented in several spots. It has a dark red line horizontally across the head. young people have a more uniform color.

    HABITAT

    It lives in coastal funds. In coastal grasslands and to a depth of over 100 meters.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic (the Azores to Norway). It is very common. Has been located in many parts of the Mediterranean coast.

  • Mako

    ISURUS OXYRHINCHUS
    Mako

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 400 cms.
    Weight: 500 Kg.

    It is generally gray in color darker bluish gray clarified in the back and belly. The body is solid but slim, similar to the porbeagle. The precaudal pits are converted into transverse grooves. It has a single keel on the caudal fin.
    The common mako shark is a large fusiform body, sturdy, solid and very hidronamic. Its snout is conical and pointed and the mouth is large and close, as U with large diastema separating the mandibles. The eyes are round, black and with a medium size.
    The scapular winging and medium-sized with rounded end. first dorsal middle and end slightly rounded, with its origin just behind the scapular, second dorsal and anal very small. The caudal fin is large enough and broad crescent-shaped top and somewhat larger than the lower. Gill slits are elongated and quite large, having 5 to both sides.

    HABITAT

    Inhabited areas between the surface and 750 m. deep. Typically found in shallow surface water, between 0 and 150 m. Predator, feeds on bony fishes, offspring of dolphins and whales, sharks and even other weevils and needles cephalopods and even marine mammals can attack. Their reproduction is slow like most sharks, every 3 years and Hatchlings are between 60 and 70 cm.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    European Atlantic. Mediterranean. Common Tropical seas all over the world temperate, Pacific, Indian, Atlantic.

  • Swordfish

    XIPHIAS GLADIUS
    Swordfish

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 600 cms.
    Weight: 500 Kg.

    Back more, or less intense dark blue, flanks clearer bronze and silver belly reflexes. The face is very long. Not to be confused with the Marlins.

    HABITAT

    Fish offshore. Approaching the coast in summer in pursuit of the shoals. Usually lives between water, but can be found swimming in surface fin dorsal and caudal fins out of water and even down to 800 m. deep.
    Carnivore. Aggressive and voracious. It can be dangerous to humans. have found remains of "swords" stuck in the woods of ships to many inches deep.
    Chase banks needles, mackerel, sweet for cephalopods. Fishing nets, lines of surface line. Trolling high.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic. Mediterranean. Adriatic and Black Sea. Locally common.

  • Tuna

    THUNNUS THYNNUS
    Tuna

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 600 cms.
    Weight: 500 Kg.

    Tunas have a strong body, sharp but powerful caudal peduncle. Line side forming a fairly steep curve above the pectoral. Mouth cleft to eye level. Small teeth on the vomer velvety and palate. Dark blue back, lighter sides, silver belly. And vertical lines calros points marked well in the lower body of the young people. Aletars brownish gray or more, or less marked in yellow. Finlets yellow with a rather narrow black edge. Keel black, semitransparent in the young. Stocky body that tapers regularly backward. Small eyes, especially in the adult specimen. Tremendous predator that can speeds up to 90 km/h.

    HABITAT

    Deep-sea fish, which runs great migrated thousands of kilometers. Gregarious, especially during playback. Surface or in shallow temperate waters deeper in hot water (200 to 500 meters).

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    All oceans. Preferred temperatures of 30 °C water but supports up to 5 °C. Sea North and Baltic Sea Barenst. Mediterranean. Locally abundant.

  • Shark

    CARCHARODON CARCHARIAS
    Shark

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 1000 cms.
    Weight: 3000 Kg.

    Usually brownish-gray bluish-white belly. Pectoral fins with black edge. Rechonco and massive body.

    HABITAT

    Epipelagic, wandering, sometimes forming small groups. He tends to follow the boats waiting to swallow everything that falls into the water.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    It is distributed throughout the boreal regions, temperate, subtropical and tropics of both hemispheres. Usually found on the continental shelf, near the coast, South Africa, west coast and northeastern North America, New Zealand, Japan, China, South America, Australia and the Mediterranean Sea. in the Iberian Peninsula can be found in the Mediterranean, Atlantic and the Canary Islands but is rare a sighting in our waters and bathers not notify its presence. Lately white sharks have been sighted in the Mediterranean coast in areas close to Italian, so the theory that in the Mediterranean is practically no discarded. There are several experiences views confirmed white shark in the Mediterranean and even in television documentaries have revealed their existence in spanish costs. Stories of professional fishermen in fishing tuna have detailed the existence in their networks of this shark. Professional divers and anglers also corroborated.

  • Blue Shark

    PRIONACE GLAUCA
    Blue Shark

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 700 cms.
    Weight: -

    Of more, or less intense blue color. Body very slender and elongated. They emphasize their long pectoral fins. Very elongated head and snout.

    HABITAT

    Epipelagic, usually wandering alone. Young coastal up to 40 meters background.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic from Morocco to Norway. Mediterranean. Common.

  • Thresher

    ALOPIAS VULPINUS
    Thresher

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 600 cms.
    Weight: 300Kg.

    Of blue-gray or brownish color. The teeth are triangualres smooth edge.

    HABITAT

    Epipelagic. Among waters. He likes to climb and navigate surface. generally except for hunting only in which sometimes meets in groups to attack banks. It seems that stuns its prey with its tail, then rush against them.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    In tropical, subtropical, warm seas. North Sea in summer. Mediterranean.

  • Bertón

    ALOPIAS VULPINUS
    Bertón

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 90 cms.
    Weight: 10 Kg.

    Of blue-gray or brownish color. The teeth are triangualres smooth edge.

    HABITAT

    Epipelagic. Among waters. He likes to climb and navigate surface. generally except for hunting only in which sometimes meets in groups to attack banks. It seems that stuns its prey with its tail, then rush against them.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    In tropical, subtropical, warm seas. North Sea in summer. Mediterranean.

  • Pelamid

    SARDA SARDA
    Pelamid

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 90 cms.
    Weight: 10 Kg.

    Marked by dark blue backs 10-12 dark vertical bands broad youth 7 to 9 dark oblique bands on the dorsal surface of adults. D1 grayish quite low, triangular, substantially straight edge. Body elongate, slightly compressed. Dorsal together. Lateral line wavy. Conical teeth vomer and tongue toothless.

    HABITAT

    Predator that follows the shoals of sardines, anchovies and mackerel.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Eastern and western shores of the Atlantic, temperature above 15 °C. Reaches the North Sea. Abundant in the Mediterranean and sometimes in the Black Sea.

  • Scaldfish

    LEPIDORHOMBUS WIFFIAGONIS
    Scaldfish

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 60 cms.
    Weight: 5 Kg.

    Brownish yellow colored translucent pink or gray, often with small dark spots as in the fins. The body is very compressed small scales. Next eyes separated by a crest bone. Fin flow ends at obstusa tip (outward in a diamond shape).

    HABITAT

    He lives in soft, sandy or arcilosos, where I buried. Funds between the 10th 600 m. but mainly between 50 to 400 meters.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic from Gibraltar to Norway and Iceland. Fairly common. Rare in the Western Mediterranean. The rooster (Lepidorrhombus boseii), smaller than if is quite common in the Mediterranean.

  • Hake

    MERLUCCIUS MERLUCCIUS
    Hake

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 150 cms.
    Weight: 11 Kg.

    Hake is the only member of his family living in European waters. the body is thin and a large head with a big mouth with teeth strong and hooked. The first dorsal fin is short and triangular and the second along with swollen anal shaped. The coloration is gray-blue with silvery sides and belly.

    HABITAT

    It inhabits most of the time on the margins of the continental shelf between 150 to 600 or more meters deep. In summer, closer to the coast. Generally it is found in the background, although at night to catch up to the surface.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic from Morocco to Scandinavia. Mediterranean.

  • Derbio

    TRACHYNOTUS OVATUS LICHIA GLAUCA
    Derbio

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 50 cms.
    Weight: -

    A little bluish gray pearl. Tips of dorsal, the anal and caudal black. Body very compressed. Strong in the dorsal spine. Dark stains on the line.

    HABITAT

    Usually in groups, coastal summer. Powerful and fast. Much sought after by the angler sport for its vigorous defense. Supports very well the aquarium.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Tropical Atlantic to the Gulf of Biscay. Rare. Mediterranean. Common.

  • Angler

    LOPHIUS PISCATORIUS
    Angler

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 200 cms.
    Weight: 40Kg.

    Head large, very flat, so long and noticeably wider than the body. Seem large tadpoles. It has a filament as a "bait" on the head. Brown dark purplish-green, more or less mottled. White belly.

    HABITAT

    Benthic. It lives on rocky bottoms with abundant vegetation. Arenas and pipes sands in roqueos. Depths between 10 and 500 meters.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic from the Gulf of Guinea to the sea of ​​Barenst. Mediterranean. Common.

  • John Dory

    ALOPIAS VULPINUS
    John Dory

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 70 cms.
    Weight: -

    The John Dory has a distinctive shape and color, so its identification is not too expensive. Grayish tinged with purple and more, or less marked yellow. It has a stain characteristic dark, surrounded by clear on the flanks and a multitude of lines, spots and stripes around the body. The head has bony ridges and spines soft tips. It's called John Dory, because he was assigned to the two round spots its side as the mark of the fingers of the apostle, who took the command of God fish to get the piece of gold to pay tribute.

    HABITAT

    He lives between water, at depths ranging from 10 to 50 meters, although you can find up to 200 m. Funds prefer rocks, although it can be found in seagrass beds and sandy-silty funds. The overgrown roqueos are also good. Usually in small groups. In summer they like to climb surface.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic coasts of Europe and Africa to Norway. Mediterranean. Common.

  • John Dory from coast

    ALOPIAS VULPINUS
    John Dory

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 70 cms.
    Weight: -

    The John Dory has a distinctive shape and color, so its identification is not too expensive. Grayish tinged with purple and more, or less marked yellow. It has a stain characteristic dark, surrounded by clear on the flanks and a multitude of lines, spots and stripes around the body. The head has bony ridges and spines soft tips. It's called John Dory, because he was assigned to the two round spots its side as the mark of the fingers of the apostle, who took the command of God fish to get the piece of gold to pay tribute.

    HABITAT

    He lives between water, at depths ranging from 10 to 50 meters, although you can find up to 200 m. Funds prefer rocks, although it can be found in seagrass beds and sandy-silty funds. The overgrown roqueos are also good. Usually in small groups. In summer they like to climb surface.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic coasts of Europe and Africa to Norway. Mediterranean. Common.

  • Red sea bream

    PAGELLUS BOGARAVEO PAGELLUS CENTRODONTUS
    Red sea bream

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 65 cms.
    Weight: 5 Kg.

    Gray, more or less reddish, silvery sides and belly. Dark red spot in the top inside edge of the pectorals. Headache. Eye diameter smaller than the snout. Body plump and tall. The long pectoral never reach the anus.

    HABITAT

    Funds crumbly, rocky, more and more depth with age, up to 300 and even 700 meters.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Tropical Atlantic to Norway. Mediterranean.

  • Scorpionfish

    SCORPAENA SCROFA
    Scorpionfish

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 50 cms.
    Weight: 3 Kg.

    Cabracho escórpora differs from the color, size and have numerous skin flaps mentóny adorning its lower jaw. Tentacles below the eye and anterior nostril small. dorsal rather low at the end of his thorny part. Preorbital with 4 spines of unequal length, one of they often inconspicuous. Pectoral without alcanzaqr usually the beginning of the anal.
    Reddish brown and yellowish, mottled with dark spots, with the belly a little clearer, although the color varies depending on the environment.
    Near the spines of the dorsal and anal, and of certain bones of the head, has poison glands. No cause of death but are very painful.

    HABITAT

    Funds rocky or sandy with abundant vegetation, sometimes partially collapsed. 10 to 200 meters deep, although it can be found up to 500m. Alone or in groups smaller. Usually found half buried or camouflaged, is covered with algae blend in and be seen of them in the change of the skin. It feeds on fish, crabs and shrimps.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic from Senegal to the Gulf of Biscay, rare in the British Isles. Madeira and the Canary Islands to Cape Verde. Mediterranean.

  • Gilthead

    SPARUS AURATA PABRUS AURATA
    Gilthead

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 70 cms.
    Weight: 6 Kg.

    This fish is characterized by a high and fairly compressed body, endowed with a long cord. Back arched and head held high and massive, with a face strongly oblique. Hermaphrodite was born male and reach 3 years of age becomes female.
    The teeth are strong, prepared to crush mollusks, and presented in each jaw, your front 6 teeth robust, broad at the base and very sharp, larger than the molar planes but also strong and resistant, which are implanted in three in the back rows. Often one or two particularly large molars.
    On the cheeks, the scales go up under the eye, above the head to the back of the neck. The scales are very visible throughout the body. It has a very strong tail compared to the body, allowing you to perform powerful moves and sudden, either to hunt or escape a predator.
    The coloration of the body and fins are bluish gray, with flashes of silver on all in the belly and flanks. Above the birth of the chest and near the top of operculum are seen two dark spots with reddish background. The most characteristic is the gold band that crosses the gap between the two eyes. On the death of the animal, the spots dark side fade and disappear.

    HABITAT

    The golden lives mainly on sandy bottoms, but can be found on rocky bottoms. Coastline, from very Pooc background in summer (to port) and even to 30 meters in winter. The large specimens can be found in the 150 m. deep. Often it is found small groups. The adults are very fearful and very distrustful. Preferentially feed on bivalves, easily breaking the shells very hard.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic, European and African coast, south coast of Britain. Common in western Mediterranean, rare in the Black Sea.

  • Sole

    SOLEA VULGARIS SOLEA SOLEA
    Sole

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 60 cms.
    Weight: 3 Kg.

    Coloration grayish brown above, with round spots irregular dark and light. Pectoral with black spot at its end. The inner side is light creamy color. The head is small and rounded. Small eyes. Near the mouth has a small skin growths.

    HABITAT

    Coast. From a very young shallow, up to 300 m. You should look mainly between 10 m. and 80 m. It can be found in harbors and ports and even in brackish water. Nocturnal habits, usually buried during the day. supports well aquariums.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic from Senegal to Scandinavia. Mediterranean. Common.

  • Seabass

    DICENTRARCHUS LABRAX
    Seabass

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 100 cms.
    Weight: 10 Kg.

    More leaden silvery bright especially in the back and green olive rush. Body robust, elongate and slightly compressed configures it with a line stylized. The head is not large, having a big mouth in which it projects its lower jaw. Is provided with fine teeth vomer both the palate and jaw.

    HABITAT

    Its distribution is from the Atlantic (from the Canary Islands to Norway), being very common in the Mediterranean. It is a coastal fish, so its depth covers from the same coastal breakwaters (0 meters).
    The funds in which hunting is either sandy or rocky, with her ​​favorite place the mouths of the rivers and all the ports, harbors, jetties and breakwaters. It is suspicious without even bothering the engine noise and traffic of vessels. The sea bass as a predator covers a wide range of species in their diet. It eats algae, such as shrimp, worms and any fish small that stands in their way. Predilection for the mujones and small eels (enter in brackish waters to hunt them).
    The specimens are quite large solitary, while juvenile periods meet in banks.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic coasts of Europe and North Africa. Mediterranean. Black Sea. It reaches as far north as Norway and south along the African coast to Dakar.

  • Grouper

    EPINEPHELUS GUAZA SERRANUS GIGAS
    Grouper

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 140 cms.
    Weight: 65 Kg.

    The grouper is a chocolate brown, more or less stained with yellow ocher on the back. Caudal and anal fins edged with black and white. The fins are rounded and their bases carcinoma. Three spines behind the gill cover.

    HABITAT

    Inhabits rocky with caves and grottoes. Solitary, territorial. It has an area of hunting of about 500 m2 of his lair. Prefer funds between 20 and 200 m. deep. Scarce due to the tremendous persecution they have suffered. Meat appreciated. Supports very well the aquarium reaching domesticated. Divers can spend good times in the presence of these beautiful animals.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic, very rare north of the Bay of Biscay. Mediterranean. Uncommon.

  • Turbot

    SCOPHTHALMUS MAXIMUS
    Turbot

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 100 cms.
    Weight: 25 Kg.

    Highly variable in color. Chocolate brown in color with many patches of different sizes of light and dark.

    HABITAT

    It lives at depths between 20 and 100 meters. Carnivore. Extremely voracious, is thought to to attack the spiders Trachinus DRACO

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic from Morocco to the Arctic. Mediterranean. Previously abundant, common now.

  • Sardine

    SARDINA PILCHARDUS
    Sardine

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 25 cms.
    Weight: -

    Of blue-green coloration on the back, flanks run by an blue longitudinal band. Silver belly. Local species Atlantic and Mediterranean.

    HABITAT

    Gregarious, erratic, in large banks. Coast and up the coast. Many food predators.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic coast of Africa and Europe. Mediterranean. Very abundant in the southern Iberian Peninsula.

  • White bream

    DIPLODUS SARGUS
    White bream

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 45 cms.
    Weight: 2 Kg.

    Light gray in color with silver highlights. It has the body marked by dark longitudinal lines, more or less visible and gray vertical stripes dark. Black spot on caudal peduncle. It has several lines of both upper molars as inferior.

    HABITAT

    He lives in depths ranging from 0 m. at 30 meters. Summer very shores. Rocky bottoms, mixed rocks with abundant vegetation, sand and mud. Crush the shells of bivalve its strong molars and even eat hermits and hedgehogs. Greedy for cephalopods.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic. Mediterranean. Very Common

  • Red bream

    BERYX DECADACTYLUS
    Red bream

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 50 cms.
    Weight: 2 Kg.

    It is a semi-fat fish and saltwater bericid family. They are very gregarious who often live in coral reefs deep. They grow very rapidly during the first year, but then slows down.
    It feeds mainly on fish, crustaceans and cephalopods. Their meat tastes amariscado and is very white, thin texture and turgid, similar to fish rock.

    HABITAT

    He lives between 200 and 400 meters deep, where light is scarce.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Atlantic and Pacific.

  • Clam

    RUDITAPES DECUSSATUS
    Clam

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 5 cms.
    Weight: 50 g.

    The clam is a bivalve mollusk that lives in salt water. Clams have no brain no eyes, but if you have heart, mouth and rectum and circulatory system is open. This means that their bodies are surrounded by blood and water that contains the nutrients and oxygen.

    HABITAT

    This mollusk lives buried in the sand about 5 to 30 cm of the surface in sandy or muddy, which digs and hides. It feeds on small living by water infiltration.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    They live on the Atlantic coast, in the English Channel and is also in the Mediterranean.

  • European Lobster

    HOMARUS GAMMARUS
    European Lobster

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 75 cms.
    Weight: 5 Kg.

    Also called Lubrigante, or Abacanto Bugre. D is a marine crustacean decapod. Can boast of being the largest crustacean.

    HABITAT

    It lives on rocky bottoms between 2 and 50 meters deep. At temperatures between 15 and 22 degrees.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    It lives in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Norway, in parts Mediterranean Sea and the northwestern Black Sea.

  • Edible Crab

    CANCER PAGURUS
    Edible Crab

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 25 cms.
    Weight: 5 Kg.

    Is a crustacean, and decapod family of Cancridade as crabs. They are essentially nocturnal animals usually remain buried in the rocks or during the day. At night come out to feed at distances over 40 m. of his lair. It is strictly carnivorous and feeds on crustaceans, molluscs and echinoderms such as starfish.

    HABITAT

    It lives in rocky or stony seabed, likes to live in the crevices of rocks, although often buried in the sand. Usually live at depths of 1 to 30 meters, although larger specimens can live to 100 meters deep.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    It abounds in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Squid

    LOLIGO VULGARIS
    Squid

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 60 cms.
    Weight: 2 Kg.

    It is a cephalopod mollusc, decapod. The squid is a pelagic animal and gregarious, forming numerous banks over long distances and carry out frequent vertical displacement, sometimes to great depths. Their diet consists fish, crustaceans and other invertebrates, including other cephalopods. To launches its two tentacles eat more prey and then firmly captures the other eight.

    HABITAT

    He lives near the coast, between depths of 15 to 600 meters, preferring the open water be an animal permanent mobility.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    In the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from the coast to the Norwegian Canaries.

  • Spider Crab

    BERYX DECADACTYLUS
    Spider Crab

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 20 cms.
    Weight: 4 Kg.

    It is a decapod crustacean and branquiuro. Belongs to the family Majidae, the same the crabs. The crab and the rest of crabs is vulnerable during molting, so that becomes gregarious during that time, presumably to fend off predators. It feeds starfish, seaweed, shellfish, sea urchins, marine bottom invertebrates as sea cucumbers and fish, especially flat as the sole.

    HABITAT

    Live on the coast on rocky or sandy. It lives in depths greater than 100m.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    It inhabits the Atlantic Ocean, in the Cantabrian Sea and the Mediterranean.

  • Norway Lobster

    NEPHROPS NORVEGICUS
    Norway Lobster

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 30 cms.
    Weight: 600 g.

    It is a brachyuran crustacean, and decapod. Nephropidae belongs to the family. The Galician traditional name of this product was always shrimp. With the introduction of frozen mass trademarked "shrimp" was renamed and was Cigala started calling. He lives alone and is a large predator is omnivorous feeds on mollusks, bivalves and dead fish.

    HABITAT

    It inhabits the bottoms of sand and mud of seas and oceans. It lives at depths range 20 to 250 m. but can reach depths exceeding 500 m., usually in burrows dug by them.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    It inhabits the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and in waters North African coast.

  • Cuttlefish

    SEPIA OFFICINALIS
    Cuttlefish

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 40 cms.
    Weight: 1 Kg.

    Sepiida belongs to the order. Decapod cephalopod is a mollusk, ie has ten tentacles. It feeds on fish, mollusks and crustaceans such as crabs and shrimp. His ink rather than black as squid, cuttlefish is color, hence its name. It is well adapted for swimming between two waters, an activity that practices intensely always horizontal.

    HABITAT

    Lives at the bottom of the shallow seas of sand or sediment where buried partly, also taking advantage of aquatic weeds and algae. Living in areas close the coast to 150 m.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    It inhabits the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Lobster

    PALINURUS ELEPHAS
    Lobster

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 50 cms.
    Weight: 7 Kg.

    It is a decapod crustacean. It belongs to Reptantia. Are relatives of crayfish. Despite their heavy appearance is capable of swimming with powerful contractions of the tail strongly muscled. This is the part that gastronomically appreciated ago. Nocturnal, the lobster is very voracious and eats everything in, but focus their preferences in polychaete crustaceans, molluscs, algae, organic debris and worms. Highlights the fact that is able to break the hard shells of bivalves, despite lack of tweezers.

    HABITAT

    It lives on rocky bottoms not too deep, usually less than 100 m. hidden in the rocks. Rarely can be found on stony bottoms.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    In the British Isles, off the coast of Africa, and Cuba.

  • Barnacle

    POLLICIPES CORNUCOPIA
    Barnacle

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 12 cms.
    Weight: -

    Cirrópodo is a crustacean that is, are marine crustaceans, hermaphrodites, which live attached to the bottom or as parasites, his body covered by a shell, and their thoracic legs in the form of cirrus, act as filters in capture food particles. It feeds on phytoplankton of the waters beat the waves, through a kind of feather filament emerging from its claw on each collection of the wave, called Cirrus, which can move about 140 times per minute. Its flesh is one of the most prized of all seafood because of its intense flavor and sea difficulty of their capture.

    HABITAT

    They live in areas with strong rip currents where the sea breaks violently. Form groups or cliques which are secured to the substrate by glands secreted by a cementitious glands located behind the head. Competition keeps these mussels places.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    Inhabits coastal waters north and northwest of our country.

  • Octopus

    OCTOPUS VULGARIS
    Octopus

    DESCRIPTION

    Size: 3 m.
    Weight: 40 Kg.

    It is a cephalopod mollusc and octopus. It feeds mainly on small crustaceans such as crabs, in addition to bivalves, fish and carrion. It is an animal that blends with its surroundings, making it difficult to see, even your skin to wrinkle apparently a rock with algae. Octopuses have a muscular body and flexible, and able to hide in spaces 10 times smaller than them.

    HABITAT

    Lives in rocky coastal areas, among rocks and stones and sometimes in dens. lives at depths below 200 m.

    DISTRIBUTION AREAS

    It inhabits the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

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