Bonellia viridis

Green Spoonworm (Bonellia viridis)

Bonellia viridis the Green Spoonworm a k a Green Bonellia is a wide ranging marine worm species found all along the north eastern coast of the Atlantic Ocean and the entire Mediterranean Sea thus also around the Maltese Islands It is quite noted for displaying exceptional sexual dimorphism the male being extremely smaller than the…

Sally Lightfoot Crab

Sally Lightfoot Crab (Percnon gibbesi)

Percnon gibbesi the Sally Lightfoot Crab a k a the Nimble Spray Crab is a marine crab species It is one of the most widespread grapsid crabs being found on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean on the Pacific coast of North America and now also around the Maltese Islands and the Mediterranean Sea Percnon…

Air Malta flight

15% off Air Malta Flights!

15 off Air Malta Flights book until 30 September 2020 Atlantis Diving Centre and Air Malta offer you a 15 reduction on your flight with Air Malta The offer is valid for all Air Malta inbound flights from abroad to Malta and back Once you confirm your diving holidays with Atlantis we will provide you…

Mediterranean Stony Corals

Mediterranean Stony Corals (Phyllangia americana mouchezii)

Phyllangia americana mouchezii the Mediterranean Stony Corals a k a the Hidden Cup Corals or the Dark Colonial Coral are an azooxanthellate coral found along the eastern coast of the Atlantic Ocean and parts of the Mediterranean Sea also including the Maltese Islands Phyllangia americana mouchezii is a subspecies of Phyllangia americana which is very…

Malta International Airport

Malta International Airport re-opens for tourists on 01 July

Great news Malta International Airport will be open again from the 01st July following its closure due to Covid 19 The first 18 countries that Malta will be opening its borders to are Germany Switzerland Austria Luxembourg Ireland Iceland Norway Finland Denmark Czech Republic Hungary Slovakia Lithuania Estonia Latvia Israel Cyprus and Italy Sardinia Sicily…

Cave Spider Crab

Cave Spider Crab (Herbstia condyliata)

Herbstia condyliata the Cave Spider Crab a k a the Wrinkled Spider Crab or the Red Spider Crab is a marine crab species found all along the eastern coast of the Atlantic Ocean coastal waters off western Europe and the entire Mediterranean Sea thus also around the Maltese Islands The genus name Herbstia was created…

Tompot Blenny

Tompot Blenny (Parablennius gattorugine)

Parablennius gattorugine the Tompot Blenny is a marine fish species of combtooth blenny from the north eastern Atlantic Ocean coastal waters off western Europe North Africa the Mediterranean Sea and thus the Maltese Islands The specific name was first used by Francis Willughby in 1688 after he had observed these blennies in Venice and heard…

Starry Weever

Starry Weever (Trachinus radiatus)

Trachinus radiatus the Starry Weever a k a Streaked Weever is a subtropical marine fish belonging to the genus of weevers which consists of seven extant species Six of the genus representatives inhabit the waters of the Eastern Atlantic Ocean three of which also occurring in the Mediterranean Sea and the thus the Maltese Islands…

Common Remora

Common Remora (Remora remora)

Remora remora the Common Remora a k a Suckerfish Shark Sucker and Common Sucker is a pelagic marine fish belonging to the family Echeneidae that of ray finned fish This remora is commonly found in warm marine waters and have also been seen in the western Mediterranean Sea In ancient times the remora was believed…

EUDI 2020

EUDI 2020

We would like to remind our Italian friends that Atlantis Gozo will be again at the EUDI 2020 Eudi Show in Bologna Italy at the BolognaFiere from the 28 February to the 01 March 2020 Our stand number is F64 Hope to see you there