Saltwater Fish and Sea Animals of Crete and Greece

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Saltwater Fish and Sea Animals of Crete and Greece

  Scientific and Common name Greek name
sardines fish (Sardina pilchardus)
European pilchard, Sardine
Photo by Meyer, Trevor
sardela
picarel greece (Spicara smaris)
Picarel
Photo by Patzner, R.
mar ida
red mullet (Mullus surmuletus
)red mullet
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
mparmpouni
pandora fish (Pagellus erythrinus)
Common pandora
Photo by Dammous, Shibl
lithr ini
dentex (Dentex macrophthalmus)
Large-eye dentex
Photo by Østergaard, Thorke
mpalas
dentex greece (Dentex dentex)
Common dentex
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
synagr ida
whiting (Merluccius merluccius)
Whiting
Photo by Moreau, Jacques
mpakaliaros
grouper (Epinephelus aeneus)
White grouper
Photo by Dammous, Shibl
sfyrida
grouper (Epinephelus marginatus)
Dusky grouper
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
rof os
conger (Conger conger)
European conger
Photo by Patzner, R.
moungri
mackerel (Scomber japonicus)
Chub mackerel
Photo by Béarez, Philippe
kolios
amberjack (Seriola dumerili)
Yellowtail amberjack
Photo by Randall, John E.
magiatiko
bonito (Sarda sarda)
Atlantic bonito
Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.
palamida
swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
Swordfish
xif ias
tuna greece (Thunnus thynnus)
Northern bluefin tuna
t onos
shark (Mustelus mustelus)
Smooth-hound
Photo by Meyer, Trevor
galeos
sharks greece (Squalus acanthias)
Piked dogfish
Photo by Dolgov, Andrey
skylopsaro
shark greece (Prionace glauca)
Blue shark
Photo by Wirtz, Peter
karharias
flyingfish (Exocoetus volitans)
Tropical two-wing flyingfish
Photo by Jessen, Claus Qvist
helidonopsaro
john dory (Zeus faber)
John dory
Photo by Patzner, R.
hrist opsaro
sunfish (Mola mola)
Ocean sunfish
Photo by Gotshall, Daniel W. -
fengar opsaro
Streaked gurnard (Chelidonichthys lastoviza)
Streaked gurnard
Hernández González, Carlos L
kaponi
triggerfish (Balistes carolinensis)
Grey triggerfish
Photo by Patzner, R.
gourounopsaro
fish greece (Torpedo nobiliana)
Atlantic torpedo
moudiastra
sea urchin (Paracentrotus lividus)
Sea Urchin
Photo by Can, Alp
ahinos
sea star SeaStar
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
aster ias
sea horse hippocampus Hippocampus Ippokampos
cuttle fish (Sepia officinalis)
cuttle fish
soupia
squid (Loligo duvauceli)
squid
kalamari
shrimp shrimp gar ida
caretta sea turtle (Caretta-Caretta)
loggerhead sea turtle
helona
monk seal (Monachus monachus)
Mediterranean monk seal
Photo by Wirtz, Peter
f okia

 

ExploreCrete would like to extend an enormous "Thank You" to all those who allowed us to reproduce their photographs for this guide:

Patzner, R., site2

Luquet, David

Hernández-González, C.

Randall, John

Can, Alp

G. Tavladorakis

Cambraia Duarte, P.

Meyer, Trevor

Dammous, Shibl

Østergaard, Thorke

Moreau, Jacques

Béarez, Philippe

Dolgov, Andrey

Jessen, Claus Qvist

Gotshall, Daniel W.

Wirtz, Peter

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