Migrate between east Europe
and Africa passing by the
Sinai and north Red Sea coast twice a year. Bird
watchers enjoy seeing thousands of them in these
areas in October and March.
Residing in the Red Sea &
Grows up to 8 cm. Depths between 5 – 70 meters
but mainly seen below 30 meters in areas where gorgonians
and black corals grow. Feeds on planktons.
of Bicolour Parrotfish:
in the Red Sea & Indo-pacific. Grows up to 50
cm. Depths between 1 – 30 meters more commonly
seen over the reef.
Slug (Orante Elysia) :
in the Red Sea and Indo-pacific. Grows up to 5 cm.
The genus is characterized by having rudimentary
of the unique hard corals living inside cave and
crevices, during the night they extend their yellow
polyps for feeding.
to the Red Sea & Arabian Sea (hence the name).
Grows up to 40 cm.
Depths between 2 – 60 meters. Seen around
reefs, muddy areas and sea grass beds.
flat head (Crocodile fish):
sighted in the Red Sea & Arabian Sea. Grows
up to 100 cm. Depths 1-40 meters. Most common flat
head in the Red Sea.
spotted stingray with cleaner wrasse:
A common resident of the Red Sea & Indian Ocean.
Grows up to 80 cm. Depths between 2 – 20 meters
usually on the bottom and rarely hidden in sand.
Feeds at night on worms, shrimps and crabs.
H2O gallery is organizing a quarterly Photo contest for
Red Sea area. If you want to enter, with above or underwater
shots, deliver the slide to the Red Sea Association office/
Hurghada or mail a low resolution copy to this mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
and your photos will be categorized and judged by photography
experts. The most beautiful 8 photos will be printed in
the magazine and a pleasant prize will be given to the
winner of every issue.