Serranus scriba (Painted Comber)

Serranus scriba the Painted Comber is a subtropical marine fish found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea Confusingly a synonym of this species is Perca marina but that name as Sebastes marinus has incorrectly been used for a separate species the rose fish The genus Serranus belongs to the…

Atlantis Gozo at Boot Dusseldorf 2017

Hall 3 F85 Once again we will participate with our stand at Boot Dusseldorf starting on 21 January till 29 January 2017 You are all welcome to visit us in Hall3 Stand F85 Boot D sseldorf Halle 3 F85 Wir sind auch wieder dabei und Ihr findet uns in der Halle 3 Bereich F85 Wir…

Pelagia noctiluca (Purple-Striped Jellyfish)

Pelagia noctiluca the Purple Striped Jellyfish also known as the Mauve Stinger is widely distributed in all warm and temperate waters of the world s oceans including the Mediterranean Sea Red Sea and Atlantic Ocean It is also found in the Pacific Ocean with sightings in warm waters off Hawaii southern California and Mexico as…

Happy Holidays !

ALL THE BEST WISHES FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 from Brian Stephania Geoffrey Eike Stephen Denis Georgia Jan Nevena Michele Dirk Jack Fred Michael Maximilian Jan Louis Ivo Dorett Roel Iva Pierre Giuliana Jana Marie Bert Huw all the rest of the Atlantis Team

Echinaster sepositus (Mediterranean Red Sea Star)

The Mediterranean Red Sea Star is a species of starfish a marine invertebrate in the genus Echinaster family Echinasteridae order Spinulosida class Asteroidea phylum Echinodermata and kingdom Animalia This species occurs in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea where it is one of the most common starfish although virtually absent from some localities…

Felimida krohni (Krohn’s Doris)

Felimida krohni 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…

Eucidaris tribuloides (Slate Pencil Urchin)

Eucidaris tribuloides is a cidaroid sea urchin in the genus Eucidaris family Cidaridae order Cidaroida subclass Cidaroidea class Echinoidea phylum Echinodermata and kingdom Animalia The Slate Pencil Urchin inhabits littoral regions of the Atlantic Ocean It has also become an invasive species in some parts of the world including Malta where it has been since…

Epinephelus costae (Golden Grouper)

Epinephelus costae the Golden Grouper is found throughout the Mediterranean basin and the warmer waters of the Atlantic Ocean The genus Epinephelus belongs to the subfamily Epinephelinae family Serranidae order Perciformes class Actinopterygii phylum Chordata and kingdom Animalia The Golden Grouper is a demersal species generally found on sandy muddy or rocky bottoms at depths…

Stenopus spinosus (Golden Coral Shrimp)

Stenopus spinosus is a shrimp like decapod crustacean belonging to the infra order Stenopodidea order Decapoda class Malacostraca subphylum Crustacea phylum Arthropoda and kingdom Animalia Stenopus spinosus can grow up to 8 centimetres long with a striking coloration and body covered with numerous spines The Golden Coral Shrimp s antennae are much longer than its…

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…