Sphaerechinus granularis (Violet Sea Urchin)

Sphaerechinus granularis the Violet Sea Urchin a k a Purple Sea Urchin is a species of sea urchin in the order Camarodonta Its range includes the Mediterranean Sea and eastern Atlantic Ocean The fossil record shows that camarodonts have been in existence since the Lower Cretaceous The genus Sphaerechinus belongs to the family Toxopneustidae order…

Dentex dentex

Dentex dentex (Common Dentex)

Dentex dentex the Common Dentex is a species of fish in the Sparids family commonly called sea breams and porgies Dentex dentex is common in the Mediterranean Sea but also seen in the Black Sea and the Eastern Atlantic Ocean Both the genus and species Latin names Dentex are related to dent s which means…

Thunnus thynnus (Atlantic Bluefin Tuna)

Thunnus thynnus the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna is a species of tuna variously known as the Northern Bluefin Tuna mainly when including Pacific bluefin as a subspecies Giant Bluefin Tuna for individuals exceeding 150 kg and formerly as the Tunny Atlantic Bluefin Tunas are native to both the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean as well as…

EUDI 2019

We would like to remind our Italian friends that we will be again at the EUDI 2019 in Bologna Italy at the BolognaFiere from the 01st to the 03rd March 2019 Our stand number is F64 Hope to see you there

Red algae

Asparagopsis taxiformis (Red Algae)

Asparagopsis taxiformis known as Red Algae is a species of red algae or Rhodophyta with cosmopolitan distribution in tropical to warm temperate waters This species has been introduced into the Mediterranean Sea around 1798 1801 being first found at Alexandria Egypt It is likely that there were two separate introductions one by shipping and the…

Boot Dusseldorf 2019

Hall 3 F83 Once again we will participate with our stand at Boot Dusseldorf 2019 starting on 19 January till 27 January You are all welcome to visit us in Hall3 Stand F83

Red-Spotted Horseshoe

Protula tubularia (Red-Spotted Horseshoe)

Protula tubularia the Red Spotted Horseshoe also known as Slime Feather Duster is a species of tubeworm belonging to the Serpulidae family Its distribution area extends across the North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea In the Atlantic Ocean it is found from Norway across Great Britain along the European and African coast to South Africa…

Cardinalfish

Apogon imberbis (Cardinalfish)

Apogon imberbis the Cardinalfish also known as the Mediterranean Cardinalfish or King of the Mullets is a colourful fish widely distributed in the Mediterranean Sea and along the warm temperate and tropical eastern Atlantic Ocean coasts However although it is found throughout the Mediterranean Sea Apogon imberbis does not extend north into the Black Sea…

Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse

Coris julis (Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse)

Coris julis the Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse is a small colourful species of wrasse native to the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and the coastal waters of the Mediterranean Sea This species is present along most of the Mediterranean coastline including around most of the main Mediterranean islands In the eastern Mediterranean basin however this species is rare…