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You said Nudibranchs?

 You said Nudibranchs?
Why are so many divers mad about these minuscule creatures? Why are they so often models for photographers with a passion for macro pictures? Certainly, because amongst the small underwater life, they are some of the most attractive, coloured and beautiful animals.

Nudibranchs are molluscs.  There are more than 3000 species worldwide of Opisthobranchs (subclass including the nudibranchs) living in salt water only, the Indo-Pacific having the greatest distribution. In the Indian Ocean, the areas of Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia are famous places where you may find beautiful specimens.
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WADI GIMAL Protected Area

WADI GIMAL Protected Area

Conservation and reef protection has for decades been the realm of conservationists and non-governmental organisations. Today, global warming and the impact of developing...

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The Economic Value of Sea Cucumbers in the Egyptian Red Sea

The Economic Value of Sea Cucumbers in the Egyptian Red Sea


Coral reefs in Egypt's Red Sea can be likened to a desert oasis: the high metabolic activity of the reef ecology system makes it a primary source of nutrients in an...

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DOLPHIN TOURISM

DOLPHIN TOURISM

The global plight for our flippered friends


‘Swim with Dolphins’ programs have flourished the world over for two decades. Sadly, with proper education and inform...

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Reef Check - The Global Survey of Coral Reefs

Reef Check - The Global Survey of Coral Reefs


By: Dipl. Biol. Constanze Cornad


Why do we care about coral reefs? Coral reefs are the "rainforests of the sea" - the second most diverse ecosystem in the worl...

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Few are the people who know that regardless of what type they are, shells serve the same purpose all around the world: they clean out impurities and
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