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COMMON OCTOPUS

COMMON OCTOPUS – Flora and Fauna of Fuerteventura An Article By Hannah Mackay with The Voice  The Octopus With the World Cup looming this month we thought it fitting to include Paul the Octopus who gained worldwide attention during the 2010 World Cup as the Animal Oracle, by predicting the results of the matches.  Paul proved to be extremely accurate …

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FUERTEVENTURA TURTLES

FUERTE TURTLES  An Article by Hannah Mackay with The Voice As our theme in the magazine is Super Heroes this month, we had to include some of the most fascinating creatures that live on our doorstep. Okay so they aren´t the Teenage Mutant Ninja variety, but they are pretty super in their own right. Turtles OLD MEN OF THE SEA …

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THE BEARDED FIREWORM

THE BEARDED FIREWORM (Hermodice carunculata) An article with Hannah Mackay with The Voice   Hermodice carunculata is commonly known as The Bearded Fireworm and is a great looking little creature. It is actually a type of Bristleworm from the fireworm family Amphinomidae. It is a very slow creature and generally not a threat to humans unless it is touched!  The …

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INTO THE ABYSS – COASTAL AREAS

An article by Hannah Mackay with The Voice Photo by Simon Waldram with The Voice The Canary islands are situated approximately 70 nautical miles west of the Sahara and belong to submarine volcanoes of the Canarian  Archipelagos.  These Archipelagos along with the Archipelagos of the Azores, form the bio-geographic unit called the Macaronesia (from the Greek word Makaros meaning happy or fortunate …

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FLYING FISH “Exocoetus Volitans”

FLYING FISH “Exocoetus Volitans” An article by Hannah Mackay with The Voice Fuerteventura  As the summer is here, many of us head out onto the water and one sight that never ceases to amaze or charm is the sight of the Flying Fish gliding alongside you. There are 40 different species found in the oceans around the world and here …

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CLUB-TIPPED ANEMONE “Telmatactic cricoides”

The Club-tipped Anemone “Telmatactic cricoides” An article by Hannah Mackey with The Voice Fuerteventura  The Club-tipped anemone is the largest and most conspicuous sea anemone in the eastern Atlantic. The species occurs throughout the tropical Atlantic and in the eastern and central Mediterranean Sea; anemones found in the Canaries are larger than in the rest of the distribution range. WHERE …

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MARINE FLORA

MARINE FLORA An article by Hannah Mackay with The Voice Magazine Marine Flora can be separated into two groups; Algae and Sea Grass. Algae are simple in their makeup. They do not have roots, leaves or stems but do attach themselves to the seabed or even marine animals and objects such as turtles and spider crabs. Algae goes through similar …

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