Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Unique Creatures At Manila Ocean Park

Porcupine Fish: Occurs on open muddy substrates as well as on coral reefs. It has length of 50 cm with a life span of 12 to 15 years. Their diet are mollusks, urchins, hermit crabs, and crabs. They are also commonly called as blowfish.

Humpbracked Cardinalfish: Can be found in Asia and Oceania. Inhabits mangrove estuaries, tidal creeks and lower reaches of freshwater streams. Their length up to 17 cm.

Pajama Cardinal Fish:Can be found in Western Pacific including Philippines. Form aggregations among branches of corals in sheltered bays and lagoons. Their length is up to 8.5 cm with the diet for tiny fish and invertebrates.

7 explorer comments:

J Bar said...

Great shots.
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Hilda said...

I really love the different water creatures at Ocean Park! They're all so fascinating!

Happy Watery Wednesday!

mick said...

Lovely photos for a Watery Wednesday post.

fickleinpink said...

beautiful!... makes me want to visit Manila Ocean Park and see for myself...

xoxo

floreta said...

i love the last picture! very colorful.

Tammie Lee said...

fun and colorful shots.

Spirithelpers

7 day weather forecast said...

The first picture is called "butiti" in our local ocean its poisonous.

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