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Tortue verte - Aquarium La Rochelle
More of a carnivore in its younger years, it becomes a herbivore in its adulthood.
Chelonia mydas
Poisson chirurgien rayé - Aquarium La Rochelle
Surgeonfish derive their name from the blades like scalpels at the base of their tail.
Acanthurus lineatus
Requin corail  - Aquarium La Rochelle
The whitetip reef shark is often observed « sleeping » on the ocean floor.
Triaenodon obesus
Crabe touloulou - Aquarium La Rochelle
This little red crab, called 'touloulou' or 'tourlourou' in French, is common to
Gecarcinus lateralis
Piranha à ventre rouge - Aquarium La Rochelle
There are more than 80 species of piranha, most of which are herbivores.
Pygocentrus nattereri
Poisson ange français - Aquarium La Rochelle
At the base of their opercle, all angelfish have a strong spine that points backward and becomes a f
Pomacanthus paru
Baliste gris - Aquarium La Rochelle
Balistes capriscus
Poisson porc-épic - Aquarium La Rochelle
The long-spine porcupinefish has powerful jaws with teeth joined together to form a beak.
Diodon holacanthus
Raie guitare - Aquarium La Rochelle
It inhabits sandy or muddy seabeds at depths of 9 to 100 metres.
Rhinobatos cemiculus
Rascasse rouge- Aquarium La Rochelle
The red scorpionfish is a sedentary fish found anywhere from 15 to 500 m below the surface.
Scorpaena scrofa
Corail rouge - Aquarium La Rochelle
Red coral is a colony of animals, or polyps, structured similarly to sea anemones: a sort of sack wi
Corallium rubrum
Tortue caouanne - Aquarium La Rochelle
The loggerhead turtle is commonly known as the «big-headed turtle» and can also be recognized for i
Caretta caretta
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