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Bluefin Tuna

A tuna is a saltwater fin fish that belongs to the family Thunnini, a sub-grouping of the mackerel family (Scombridae) – which together with the tunas, also includes the bonitos, mackerels, and Spanish mackerels. Thunnini comprises fifteen species across five genera, the sizes of which vary greatly...

Do you know how dolphins sleep?

Dolphins sleep while swimming. During their nap half of the brain is asleep and only one eye is closed ...

This family was appropriately named after the brilliant colors of its members and the fused, plate-like teeth that form a beak-like structure. These features yield a distinct parrot-like appearance. Parrotfish are elongated, spindle shaped fish with large ...

 

Hurghada is well known for its white sand beaches and picture-perfect coral reefs, but it’s also home to a little-known science institute that documents the history of the Red Sea’s underwater secrets. The first of its kind in the Middle East, and the only one for 30 years, the marine biology station is composed of a ...

 

Striated Sea Cucumber (Bohadschia graffei) 

The back of this cucumber is covered with nipples and has a characteristic pattern of point and short streaks. It feeds by encrusting organisms with its shield-shaped black tentacles.

Tubercle Sea Cucumber (Stichopus monotuberculatus) 

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