Fish of the Black sea
The fauna of the Black sea is varied and unusual. Their total number is sufficiently large. Many of the species listed in the Red book. There are some that are…

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The underwater world of the red sea
Egypt even novice travelers associated with the beauty of the underwater world of the red sea. The red sea is perhaps one of the most beautiful and richest seas concerning…

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The rest of the “Marine aquarium”

Sometimes after a hard working week want of some special guests. Is it possible to have a rest so that on Monday happy to go to work? Not an easy task, which is only two days, and some even less.

In Moscow really is a place where you can really relax and have fun. In the middle of it is “Marine aquarium on Clean ponds”. Here you can come with the whole family, because everyone regardless of age will find something interesting. Especially here like children. impressions is enough for a month of conversations.

Original stay in “Marine aquarium”, you can start with an introduction to a giant Moray eel, lurking in his cave and trapping the prey, and you can enjoy a more peaceful inhabitants of the aquarium — colorful tropical fish.

In “the Marine aquarium” a collection of the most beautiful, unusual, amazing and incredible creatures, found in all four oceans, the seas and rivers all over the planet. Quite familiar, familiar to every fish in the aquarium with the biosphere of the Russian river are combined on one side with the bloodthirsty piranhas from the Amazon, and the other with fish-lion fish-urchin and the other the most interesting fish and crustaceans of the Indian ocean. Continue reading

The most amazing inhabitants of the water depths of the world

1. Fish-drop

One of the most remarkable inmates of the depths. Her look is so not attractive, and bizarre. As a rule, fish-drop lives at depths of 600-800 meters. There were also instances that prefer more extreme depths, namely 1,200 meters.

Prefer to live off the coast of Australia and Tasmania.

This fish is endangered. It is very actively caught and sold by fishermen. Of course, not palatability attract customers, and its unusual appearance.

The fish-drops no muscles, it is composed entirely of a gelatinous mass which density is close to water. It is this anatomical feature allows fish to swim at great depths without spending a large amount of energy.

This fish eats everything that floats by. Generally, its diet consists of molluscs and various.

2. Sea urchin

Some of the oldest animals. They inhabit the Earth more than 500 million years. Today there are about a thousand species of sea urchins. They are divided into two large groups, called: right and wrong. Continue reading

New species of fascinating animals

17 more than 650 new species of marine life discovered by scientists during the international project “Census of marine life” . In different corners of our planet with the help of automatic cameras, sonar and other equipment of deep-sea biologists from 80 countries explored the seabed down to depths of 1 to 5 km, to where “reign of eternal twilight.” Oil worms, crabs with furry claws, completely transparent sea cucumbers with tentacles-spikes – this is not a complete list of detected living beings. But, according to the scientists themselves, it is at the bottom of the Central part of the Atlantic ocean . in the vicinity of the Easter Islands and New Zealand made the most specific opening.

Gelatinous octopus nicknamed Dumbo thanks to a pair of fins funny forms that look like the ears of the disney character of the same name. It weighs 6 kg with a body length of about 2 meters and lives at a depth of 3,000 meters. Continue reading