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  • Mediterranean fanworm-Spirographe (Sabella spallanzanii) of Méditerranée.
  • Giant Dusky Grouper-Mérou brun (Epinephelus marginatus) of Méditerranée.
  • Clown fish-Poisson clown (Amphiprion bicinctus) and sea anemone (Actiniaria), Red Sea, Egypt.
  • Bluespotted ribbontail ray-Raie pastenague à points bleus-(Taeniura lymma) of Red Sea, Egypt.
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  • Giant Dusky Grouper-Mérou brun (Epinephelus marginatus) of Méditerranée.
  • Blackspot snapper-Vivaneau encrier (Lutjanus ehrenbergii) of Red Sea.
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  • Blue shark-Requin bleu (Prionace glauca), Pico Island, Azores Archipelago.
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  • Cardinalfish-Apogon (Apogon imberbis), mediterranean sea.
  • Giant Dusky Grouper-Mérou brun (Epinephelus marginatus) of Méditerranée.
  • Comber-Sevran chevrette (Serranus cabrilla) of Méditerranée
  • Ornate wrasse-Girelle paon (Thalassoma pavo) Pico Island, Azores Archipelago.
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  • Jellyfish-Méduse (Cnidaria) of Méditerranée.
  • Gorgonian-Gorgone (Gorgonacea) of Red Sea, Egypt.
  • Red lionfish-Rascasse volante (Pterois volitans) of Red Sea, Egypt.
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  • Snubnose grouper-Mérou Tapis (Epinephelus macrospilos), indian ocean, South Africa.
  • Yellowmouth moray-Murène à bouche jaune (Gymnothorax nudivomer), indian ocean, South Africa.
  • Semicircle angelfish-Poisson ange à demi-cercles (Holacanthus semicirculatus), indian ocean, South Africa.
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  • Bluecheek butterflyfish-Poisson papillon jaune (Chaetodon semilarvatus) of Red Sea, Egypt.
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  • Potato bass fish- Mérou patate (Epinephelus tukula), South Africa.
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  • Red scorpionfish-Rascasse rouge (Scorpaena scrofa) of Méditerranée.
  • The Sand tiger shark or Spotted ragged-tooth shark (Carcharias taurus) belongs to the family of «Odontaspididae». He is present in three big oceans, Red Sea and in the Mediterranean Sea. He can live more than 20 years for a maximum size of 2,80m, sometimes more of 3m. We distinguish him by a massive and lengthened body, the sides are grey-brown and the white stomach. His snout and of conical shape. He has two wide dorsal fins with almost equal size. His mouth is furnished with three rows of functional teeth disentangled in the shape of canine. Wide spots can cover the whole body and disappear when it reaches its sexual maturity. He possesses the peculiarity than to gulp down of the on-surface air to compensate its buoyancy because he has no swim bladder. The shark-bull is an ovoviviparous species. One of its peculiarities is also called intra-uterine cannibalism «oophagie». The gestation is of 9 months for one small only one.The Sand tiger shark is put in danger by its intensive, commercial and sports fishing. He is classified "Vulnerable" by the red list of the UICN.
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