Erg Abu Nuhas

This reef lies in the southern Strait of Gubal north of Shadwan Island.

Juvenile black diadema sea urchin, Echinothrix diadema

blue-back urchin

Sea urchin

slate pencil urchin

Spny sea urchin

common long-spined urchin

Sea urchin


Oxellated wart slug, Phyllidia ocellata

nudibranch: wave wart slug

Sea cucumbers

sea cucumber sea cucumber

Red Sea top shell, Tectus dentatus

trochus shell

White-stalked hermit crab, Dardanus lagopodes

hermit crab

Giant clam, Tridacna gigas

tridacna clam


crinoid: Klunzinger's featherstar

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