This section of our site is dedicated to the Mediterranean Sea. A closed sea which is polluted, with a high specific gravity, temperate water, home of the first European Civilizations. The Sea which witnessed the Rise and Fall of the Greek Golden civilization and well as that of the Roman Empire. The Sea traveled more than any other body of water in human history by the Phoenicians, the Cretans, the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines and the Crusaders. It is commonly believed that species from temperate waters have less color than the ones from tropical waters. This may be so (you will be the judge of that) but still Mediterranean is full of very interesting species. This section will be loaded with high quality pictures which may take a while to download. Please be patient - we feel that the pictures will reward you for that. If you want to learn more about setting and keeping a Mediterranean marine tank you can click on the "Marine Tank" link on the navigation bar. If you want to see some more Mediterranean marine species you can click on the "Fish Index" link. Now, let's take our first dive in the Mediterranean.
In rocky habitats this is what you will see most often when you enter the water. Dense populations of Coralline algae attached on rocks giving shelter to many species. Depth=30 cm, Saronikos Gulf, Attika.
Corraline algae and macroalgae on a rock. Depth=50 cm, Saronikos Gulf, Attika..
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