Anemonefish / Clownfish

Like the sergeant fish the puller aka as chromis and the damselfish the anemone fish is a member of the family of the Pomacentridae.This family is well-represented in the subtropical waters of the Red Sea andboasts ten species that are endemic to the Red Sea. The intriguing anemonefishor clownfish or Nemo for cinema enthusiasts and Disney addicts is your RedSea poster reef fish and deserves special praise. As cute as it appears it does not hesitate to attack fish and sometimes even divers who da...

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Anemonefish / Clownfish

The Sensible & Sensitive Predators

Although slightly in decline and some species endangered at the same time the waters of the Red Sea are a stomping ground par excellence for sharks. The Red Sea sharks contingent include oceanic whitetips scalloped hammerheads whale sharks silver tips black tips leopards nurses grey reef sharks zebra s sickle fins threshers etc. In essence sharks are relatively common and timid predators not to be challenged. In fact they are wary and shy and have no interest what so ever for humans in the shape...

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The Sensible & Sensitive Predators

Grouper

The grouper the anthias and the fairy basslet have been affectionately labelled as the Queens of the Red Sea . They are part of the royal family of the Serranidae. The grouper has been subcategorized as the Epinephelinae. Some of them are truly heavyweights with 300 kg on the scale. The colourful grouper is territorial to the bone. As territorial as they are the grouper is also solitary. The carnivorous diet of a grouper comprises crustaceans cephalopods and fishes. They are nocturnal comfortabl...

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Grouper

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