EL SACHWA ABU GALAWA

El Sachwa is the name for a fishing tool in Egyptian fisherman slang. Basically it is a cage where the fish can go into but not come out off. At this dive site you can see a narrow bay in the reef where the fishermen used to scare fish into and then put a net at the end so they were closed in. After this procedure they could pick the fish up easily. Continue reading “EL SACHWA ABU GALAWA”

NUDIBRANCH EGG MASSES

Nudibranch EggsNudibranchs attach their eggs to a solid foundation such like rocks and parts of the reef. Most sea slugs lay each egg in separate capsules which are attached to each other in a long string. To feed the developing embryo, a portion of yolk is normally deposited the egg in each capsule. Continue reading “NUDIBRANCH EGG MASSES”