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Treasures
of the Deep Sea

Exploration of the Mediterranean

In the birthplace of history, in the middle of a cave, a multitude of windows open up to reveal the riches of the sea.

A shoal of salenga dances to the rhythm of the undertow and cardinalfish parade through a forest of red coral, while a troop of pomfrets plays among the branches of sea fans.
The spectacles come one after another: lullabies of burrowing anemone in a gentle moonscape, the song of slipper lobsters amidst the scorpionfish, and even an octopus testing out its mime show...

Treasures
of the Mediterranean
Red coral is a colony of animals, or polyps, structured similarly to sea anemones: a sort of sack wi
Corallium rubrum
Balistes capriscus
The swallowtail seaperch lives between 15 and 200 m in depth, along rocky slopes and close to caves.
Anthias anthias
The tube anemone is similar to sea anemone.
Cérianthus membranaceus
Groupers belong to the Serranidae family, which counts more than 400 identified species.
Epinephelus marginatus
The red scorpionfish is a sedentary fish found anywhere from 15 to 500 m below the surface.
Scorpaena scrofa
The octopus is a solitary animal that can only bear the proximity of another in order to breed, whic
Octopus vulgaris
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