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The inhabitants of the seabed

Many divers and explorers of sea depths dive under the water to reveal many secrets of the underwater world.

And we try to plunge into this mysterious world of the inhabitants of the sea!

The stony shore and bottom

The rocky shores of the sea comes and goes twice a day. During low tide when it retreats, in the puddles among the stones there is a set of living beings. Who here can see? Octopus crawls into the smallest voids in the rocks. Floating green and velvet crabs can hurt, pinch, if they gather with their bare hands. Most sea stars have five rays is a starfish “caremaster” and “Bloody Henry” .

Guys, consider the interesting and varied forms of shells and jellyfish. Try to sketch them, to then use in their song “creatures of sea” .

The rocks depicted on some fossil remains of animals, shells, starfish, seaweed, coral that existed on earth millions of years ago. 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

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 of great importance in fisheries. Some live here permanently, or come seasonally.

All the fish in the Black sea can be divided into two categories: cartilage and bone. Mainly it is home to bony fish, cartilaginous only four species. These include manta rays, stingrays, and cat sharks spiny. Can be found as freshwater species, and marine.

Mackerel

The body of the fish is elongated, laterally flattened and covered with thick scales. Can be big or little size. Thermophilic fish, leading an active lifestyle from may to September. Moves to warmer places. Has a great industrial value. Continue reading