Red Sea Stonefish - The master of disguise

Red Sea Stonefish - The master of disguise

Believe it or not, there is only 1 species of stonefish in the Red Sea (Synanceia Verrucosa) although at least 5 other species are often mistaken for stonefish by divers. These would be the scorpionfish, of which there are 4 distinct species and the filamented devilfish. This is not surprising when you consider that scorpionfish, lionfish, and stonefish all belong to the same family (Scorpaenidae).

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Red Sea Eels - Inspiration for

Red Sea Eels - Inspiration for "Alien"

Moray Eels are one of the fascinating creatures of the sea. Rumor says that Riddley Scott, Director of the movie "Alien" was inspired by videos of red sea divers Hurghada about Moray Eels in creating the main character of his movie. Whether it is true or not, and whether you are a marine biologist or simply a student of diving courses in Hurghada, or an enthusiast about marine life, this creature is worth studying.

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Red Sea Rays - An inspiration for Innovations

Red Sea Rays - An inspiration for Innovations

What would be the common factor between a Corvette Car, a non-clogging filtration mechanism and the X-48C Aircraft? You guessed it right! These remarkable inventions were all inspired one way or another by the fascinating creature: the Ray!

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How does it feel to see a shark?

How does it feel to see a shark?

I believe that many of my generation were raised watching “Jaws” series! I have to admit: this movie definitely had wrongly impacted our minds with pictures of sharks enjoying the taste of human flesh and attacking to avenge their family members! Actually, this idea has been haunting me during my teenage years that every time I will swim in the sea, I will be attacked by a shark!

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