Banggai cardinalfish - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) is a very sophisticated looking fish with its shimmering silver body highlighted by vertical black stripes and white spots and elegant long fins. Each pattern is unique to individual fish and can be used to distinguish specimens.

Bull shark - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

These sharks are known for living near reefs, but they have a huge population over warm areas of oceans, rivers and lakes. This means they can live in both salt and freshwater systems. Despite their ability to survive in freshwater habitats they are not considered true freshwater sharks.

Clown triggerfish - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

The Clown triggerfish is considered the most beautiful of the Balistidae family, because of its distinctive pattern. It is also one of the most aggressive specie of the triggerfish.

Christmas tree worm - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Spirobranchus giganteus are marine worms that looks like a Christmas tree with magnificent hued twin spirals of plumes used for feeding and respiration. With a body of not bigger than 5cm and height measuring around 4cm.

Silky Shark - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

The silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) has a perfectly streamlined body and is a perfect swimmer. The peculiarity of this shark is that its skin has the softest placoid scales, which is why the shark got the name "silky". This shark species owes its name to smooth skin. It is also called sickle or reef shark.

Peacock Flounder - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

The Peacock Flounder also known as Flowery Founder due to colorful patterns on the side that is not laying on the floor. This species is the most common flounder, they can be found at depths of 100 meters and inhabits in clear sandy areas near mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs.

Translucent Sea Squirt - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Ciona intestinalis, an invertebrate marine animal that looks like a tube. They spend their entire life attached to hard surface like crustaceans, bedrock, docks, boat hulls and pier with low wave exposure and some water flow.

Spottail Shark - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

The Spottail shark, or sorrah shark (Carcharhinus sorrah), is one of the genus species of gray sharks. A common species of shark that lives between 31 ° N. and 31 ° S on the continental and island shelves close to the coast at a depth of 140 m. It prefers a sandy bottom but also occurs near coral reefs.

Pineapple Fish - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

The pineapple fish is a bizarre specie yet can easily recognize by its yellow scales that are defined with black lines forming a knit-like pattern, resembling to the pineapple fruit. These sturdy scales are used as an armor to help them protect from predators like reef sharks and octopuses.

Sand Tiger Shark - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Sand Tiger sharks are scientifically called Carcharias taurus. These sharks got their name due to the fact that they prefer to live on the sandy ocean floor, and usually stay near the coast.