Fanino Cirivasi

The Marbled Rock Crab

Pachygrapsus marmoratus is a species of crab, sometimes called the marbled rock crab or marbled crab, which lives in the Black Sea, the Meditarranean Sea and parts of the Atlantic Ocean ...

The blue spiny starfish

Coscinasterias tenuispina is a starfish in the family Asteriidae. It is sometimes called the blue spiny starfish or the white starfish. It occurs in shallow waters in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Coscinasterias tenuispina has from 6 to 12 arms (usually 7), often of varying lengths, ...

Cotylorhiza tuberculata as  “incubator” for Caranx crysos

The Cotylorhiza tuberculata beautiful and elegant lends itself well to underwater photography and video footage, making itself admired by all those who love the sea. ...

Flamenco dancer in Mediterranea sea

In this video we can see a wonderful example of Spanish Mediterranean Dancer or Depilatory Sea Hare. It is a nudibranch mollusk, Aplysia depilans, that lives in the Mediterranean seabed at a depth ranging from 1 meter up to 10 meters ...

The Mediterranean Moray

The Mediterranean Moray (Muraena helena). It is widespread in the Mediterranean Sea and the eastern Atlantic (from the South of England to Senegal, including the coastal areas of the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands ...

Barnacles

Thoracica is a superorder of crustaceans which contains the most familiar species of barnacles found on rocky coasts, such as Semibalanus balanoides and Chthamalus stellatus ...

Red algae on Violescente Sea-whip

The video that I present to you shows a Red Alga that has parasitized a Soft Coral (Paramuricea clavata). Parasitism and mutualism, or symbiosis, are very frequent phenomena in the marine world between similar species and different species. ...

Mediterranean red Starfish 

Echinaster sepositus, the Mediterranean star red, is a species of starfish from the East Atlantic, including the Mediterranean Sea. Echinaster sepositus has five relatively slender arms around a small central disc. ...

Alga Cystoseira brachycarpa

Cystoseira is a genus of brown algae in the order Fucales and Cystoseiraceae family. Cystoseira is characterized by highly differentiated basal and apical regions and the presence of catenate pneumatocysts (air-vesicles). ...

Red Scorpionfish of Mediterranean Sea on Violescent sea-whip

Red Scorpionfish of Mediterranean Sea, (Scorpaena scrofa), common name the red scorpionfish, bigscale scorpionfish, large-scaled scorpion fish or Rascasse is a venomous marine species of fidh in the family Scorpaenidae ...

The Yellow-edged Lyretail

The Yellow-edged Lyretail (Variola louti) is a species of grouper belongs Actinopterygii class, Perciformes order and Serranidae family;  also known as the lyretail grouper or the caramel cod ...

Basket Star

The Basket Star (Astrospartus mediterraneus), (Risso,1826) is a echinoderm belongs to the phylum Echinodermata, to the Ophiuroidea class, Gorgonocephalidae family. ...

The Bluespotted Grouper

The Bluespotted Grouper, (Cephalopholis argus), also known as roi, bluespotted grouper, and celestial grouper, belongs Actinopterygii class, Peciformes order, Serranidae family ...

Reteporidae - Reteporella Grimaldii

Reteporella Grimaldii is a species of bryozoans  in the family Reteporidae.  It is composed of a colony of small animals that form a limestone substrate ...

Excessive Proliferation of Sea Walnuts for Marine Heating

In this website we show you, through underwater videos and photographs, the beautiful things that we find under the surface of the sea ...

Il Pomodoro di Mare

The beadlet anemone (Actinia equina) belongs phylum cnidaria, actinidae family; is a common sea anemone found on rocky shores ...

Common Brittle Star

Ophiothrix fragilis is a species of brittle star in the order Ophiurida. It is found around the coasts of western Europe and is known in Britain as the common brittle star. ...

Effects of climate change in the Mediterranean Sea

The Mucilage caused by marine heating. Nobody can deny that the warming of our planet Earth is now evident even to those who still harbor doubts and uncertainties ...

Seaweed Corallina Officinalis Caespitosa

Seaweed Corallina "Officinalis Caespitosa" we find it just below the surface of the sea where it forms a compact carpet ...

Mediterranean Sea Lobster

Homarus Gammarus belongs crustaceans class, Malacrostaca subclass, Decapoda order, Nephropidae family ...

The Barrel Jellyfish

Rhizostoma pulmo, commonly known as the barrel jellyfish, the dustbin-lid jellyfish or the frilly-mouthed jellyfish, is a scyphomedusa ...

Curious fishs visit the Diver in decompression

At the end of a scuba dive, during the decompression stop they suddenly came to visit me these nice "intrusive" friends. ...

The Giant Triton

Charonia tritonis, common name the Triton's trumpet or the Giant Triton, is a species of very large sea scnail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Charoniidae ...

Naval mine of the Second World War

During a scuba dive in the area known as the Shallow of Vada Sandbanks, at south of the city of Livorno I came across a naval mine from the Second World War that remained unexploded ...

The Brown Wrasse of Mediterranean Sea

The brown wrasse (Labrus merula) is a species of wrasse native to the Eastern Atlantic from Portugal to Morocco, including the Azores, as well as in the Mediterranean Sea. ...

Ofiurae Sea Star

Among the many starfish that inhabit the Mediterranean Sea we find the funny Ofiure known  brittle starfish: Ophiodermatidae. ...

Marine Plastic Pollution

While sailing to reach the place of diving I came across an expanded polystyrene box, the kind used by fishermen to transport fish, which floated in the sea. ...

Wide-Eyed Flounder

Bothus podas, also known Wide-eyed flounder, belongs to the class Osteichthyes, to the subclass Actinopterygii, order Heterosamata, family Bothidae. ...

The Mediterranean Red Star

The Mediterranean star red, (Echinaster sepositus) is a species of starfish from the East Atlantic, including the Mediterranean ...

Lost fishing nets are un environmentale damage

The marine environment is affected by all kinds of pollution that has always been caused by human activities ...

The Octopus is there! Can you see it?!

The common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) is a mollusc belonging to the class Cephalopoda, is the most studied of all octopus species. ...

Beautifull Gold Coral colony Savalia Savaglia

The Savalia savaglia, commonly known as gold coral, is a species colonial in the family Parazoanthidae.  This organism is commonly called "false black coral" ...

The Mediterranean Anchovy

The Mediterranean Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) belongs to the class Osteichthyes, subclass Actinopterygii, order Isospondyli, family Cluperidae. ...

The Sand Steenbras

The Sand Steenbras (Lithognathus Mormoryus) belongs to the class Osteichthyes, subclass Actinopterygii, order Perciformes, suborder Percoidei, family Sparidae. ...

Mediterranean sea: underwater panorama breathtaking

The Mediterranean Sea has always been considered the cradle of the most ancient civilizations of the world ...

Noble Pen Shell - "Pinna Nobilis"

During one of the scuba diving we met the Pinna nobilis, common name the noble pen shell or fan mussel, is a large species of Mediterranean clam ...

The Groupers in the World

We made a collage of short films, shot by the authors present on the site www.intotheblue.it, to present the Groupers of various species encountered ...