When you are diving, have you ever wondered what colours the fish see? Do they see you coming from a mile away or are their eyes not as good as yours? Let’s take a look at what colours fish see and if they have good eyesight. Just like humans, fish have eyes. In fact, fish …
The Blacktip Shark lives in coastal waters worldwide – where it often encounters people, they can be found in large numbers along the Gulf of Mexico, Indian Ocean, waters of South Africa and Madagascar, East coast of China, the Persian Gulf, waters of the Pacific Islands and the Red Sea.
Metasepia pfefferi, also known as flamboyant cuttlefish. They can be found in shallow and sandy sea floor of tropical Indo-Pacific waters off northern Australia, New Guinea, islands of the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
Smoothtooth blacktip shark is a very rare species of marine animals. It is known to scientists only from one sample, caught off the southern coast of Saudi Arabia, in the Gulf of Aden.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.