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Barolo Shearwater

By | Birds

The Barolo Shearwater(Puffinus assimilis baroli) is also known as North Atlantic Little Shearwater or Macaronesian Shearwater because the species has been recognized as endemic…

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Great Shearwater

By | Birds

The great shearwater (Puffinus gravis) is a large shearwater species previously identified with the latin name Ardenna gravis. In the Azores they are usually…

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Cory’s Shearwater

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Cory’s Shearwater is a marine migratory species breeding in the Macaronesia region. They are the most representative marine bird species in the Azores Islands,…

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Shortfin Mako Shark

By | Fish

« Mako » comes from Maori language and mean « shark » or « shark tooth ». The scientific name is from isurus that which means « same tail » and…

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Blue Shark

By | Fish

Blue Sharks are named like this because of their deep blue coloration. They are the most abundant pelagic shark species in the Atlantic and…

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Whale Shark

By | Fish

The name « Whale Shark » refers to the fish’s size and its filter feeding strategy that is common also to baleen whales. They are…

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