The underwater world of the sea

About aquarium fish

Breeding aquarium fish has long ceased to be a children’s hobby or adult hobby. Keep an aquarium at home or at work nice and prestigious. Design of aquariums and their internal design are astonishingly varied, so you can select a model that will fit into any decor and meets Your aesthetic needs.

The world of aquarium fish is incredibly versatile, in addition it involves a lot of interesting facts . some of them You can learn by watching their Pets.

For example, catfish lovers know that sometimes these fish are floating belly up. For catfish – shapeshifters this is not a sign of poor health, for them this is normal. In addition, there are nagging catfish using pectoral fins and the swim bladder emits a croaking or creaking sounds.

Very interesting fish is a fish-knife or otherwise known as apteronotus belamimovie. It does not have pectoral and dorsal fin, but the anal fin she deftly floats back and forth. Fish often fight and lose body parts, but fear not, apteronotus well developed tissue regeneration. Note that the fish likes night lifestyle. 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

Most dangerous animals in the world

On our planet a few million living beings. Some of them are quite harmless to humans and even are his favorites. But there is a category of living creatures that are dangerous to humans. In tenth place small frogs that live mainly in Africa. They secrete on their skin secretes toxic venom, which when injected into the blood causing the arrhythmia, and with a weak heart may even stop it. A year is fixed to 10 deaths.

9. Sharks (great white, tiger, bull, etc.) — this well-known terrible sea beast is not even among the top five most dangerous. All because a year is fixed, only about 100 attacks on humans, and only 10-15% of them end in death.

8. Poisonous jellyfish. The body size of these species not exceeding 15 cm but poisonous tentacles can reach 4 meters. According to scientists, the adult jellyfish can kill up to 20-30 people.

King of beasts lion occupies only 7th place. The victims of these animals be no more than 100 people a year. Continue reading

Popular fishing

Venezuela is one of the best and most visited places for sport fishing in the world. Here is a great opportunity, both for marine and for freshwater fishing.

Freshwater fishing

Based on the opinions of most anglers, the best fishing occurs in Venezuela on lake Guri. Lake Guri is one of the largest artificial lakes in the world (about 175 km long and 48 km wide). It appeared in the construction of a dam on the river Caroni, a tributary of the great Orinoco. Favorable ecological situation and perfect conditions for fish to have made this place very popular among fishing enthusiasts from all over the world. Of special interest on the lake is fishing in a strong and aggressive tropical peacock bass pavón (average specimen weighs about 5 kg) and predatory fish Paru – distant relative of the piranha that inhabit the Amazon and Orinoco.

Another popular fishing spot in Venezuela is located in the district of waterfalls ARIMA (river Paragua), in the state of Bolivar in South-East of the country. Here you catch Paro and Aymara. It was here that they caught the largest specimen of Para (weight was 17.8 kg) and thus set a world record IGFA. The best time for fishing is from January to may. Continue reading

Fish of the Black sea

The fish fauna of the Black sea is peculiar. The class of fishes that includes about 20 000 species, is divided into two sharply distinct branches — the cartilaginous and bony fish. In the Black sea are mainly of bony fish and only four cartilaginous family: cat sharks, prickly sharks, common stingrays and stingrays. Out of 167 species of sea fish of 37 species is primarily freshwater, 27 – 103 and brackish – marine. A significant part of the primary freshwater species that live in coastal lakes and river estuaries, can tolerate some salinization of water. Many of them (several species of herring, almost all servie fish, etc.) are semi-migratory and passage species, and some species are fully adapted to marine conditions of life.

Most of the group of brackish-water fishes of marine origin can withstand large desalination, and others (several species of gobies, etc.) live in fresh water. It is autochthonous relict species characteristic of the Ponto-Caspian basin. Their origin is connected with seas that filled the black sea geosyncline during the Neogene. In the third group — marine fish — can distinguish Continue reading