Charonia lampas (Pink Lady)

Charonia is a genus of very large sea snails commonly known as Triton s trumpets Triton Shells or Tritons The common name Triton s trumpet is derived from the Greek god Triton who was the son of Poseidon god of the sea The god Triton is often portrayed blowing a large seashell horn similar to…

Sphyraena sphyraena

Sphyraena sphyraena the European barracuda is a ray finned predatory fish of the Mediterranean basin and the warmer waters of the Atlantic Ocean The genus Sphyraena belongs to the family Sphyraenidae the order Perciformes class Actinopterygii phylum Chordata and kingdom Animalia The genus Sphyraena is the only genus in the family Sphyraenidae Sphyraena sphyraena is…

Octopus vulgaris (Common Octopus)

Octopus vulgaris is a mollusc belonging to the family Octopodidae order Octopoda class Cephalopoda phylum Mollusca and kingdom Animalia The animal belongs to the Superphylum Lophotrochozoa being considered a protostome and having thus a coelom The Common Octopus grows to 25cm in mantle length with arms up to 1m long It hunts at dusk Crabs…

Atlantis Apartments

Atlantis Apartments are situated just 100 metres from Atlantis Diving Centre and a 5 minute walk from the seafront and centre of Marsalforn They consist of two bedrooms well equipped kitchen and dining room lounge bathroom and balcony All the rooms have free WiFi access and air conditioning unit

Axinella polypoides (Common Antlers Sponge)

Axinella polypoides is a species of sea sponge in the genus Axinella family Axinellidae order Halichondrida class Demospongiae phylum Porifera and kingdom Animalia This species occurs in the western Mediterranean Sea and on the Atlantic coast of Europe and Africa from the Bay of Biscay to Cape Verde and west as far as the Azores…

Felimida purpurea (Pink Doris)

Felimida purpurea is a species of colourful sea slug a dorid nudibranch a marine gastropod mollusc in the genus Felimida family Chromodorididae superfamily Doridoidea order Nudibranchia class Gastropoda phylum Mollusca and kingdom Animalia This species occurs in the Mediterranean Sea and on the Atlantic coast of Europe and Africa from the Bay of Biscay to…

EUDI 2016 from 04 to 06 March

We would like to remind our Italian friends that we will be again at the EUDI Show in Bologna at the BolognaFiere from the 04th to the 06th March 2016 Our stand number is F8 Hope to see you there

Sabella spallanzanii (Mediterranean Fan Worm)

The Mediterranean Fan Worm is also known as the European Fan Worm Feather Duster Worm and as the Pencil Worm Other disused scientific names are Corallina tubularia melitensis Sabella penicillus Serpula penicillus Spirographis spallanzanii and Tubularia spallanzanii The species name commemorates the 18th century biologist Lazzaro Spallanzani The genus Sabella belongs to the family Sabellidae…

AIR MALTA special offer

10 off Air Malta Flights book until 31 March 2016Atlantis Diving Centre and Air Malta offer you a 10 reduction on your flight with Air Malta The offer is valid for all Air Malta fares including two newly introduced low fair levels Once you confirm your diving holidays with Atlantis we will provide you with…

Boot Düsseldorf 2016

caption id attachment 4863 align alignnone width 598 Atlantis Gozo at Boot Dusseldorf 2016 caption Halle 3 F87 Wir sind auch wieder dabei und Ihr findet uns in der Halle 3 Bereich F87 Wir freuen uns auf Euren Besuch Hall 3 F87 Once again we will participate with our stand at Boot D sseldorf starting…