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
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
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