To skorinova fish, is a few dozen genera, including several hundred species. Almost all skorinova – benthic fish. The shape of their body is very diverse.carried how many soft rays. In the anal fin 2-4 strong spines with venomous glands. One poisonous thorn in the pelvic fins. Most of the dorsal spines is also equipped with poisonous glands. Most coastal species active at night, hiding during the day in shelters. Coloring is a warning, for example, poisonous lionfish.
The inhabitant of the sea, the fish, the lionfish, immediately attracts attention because of the bright color. Despite the name, she can’t fly. It is nicknamed the fish because of the large pectoral fins, a bit like wings. Other names lionfish — Zebra fish or lion fish. First she got because of the wide grey, brown and red stripes that are located throughout the body, and the other required long fins that make her look like a predatory lion.
Is fish lionfish the family scorpaenidae. The body length reaches 30 cm and a weight of 1 kg. Colour is bright, which makes the lionfish visible even at great depths. The main decoration lionfish — long ribbon dorsal and pectoral fins, imennoi and resemble the lion’s mane. These luxurious fins lurk sharp poisonous needles that make the lionfish one of the most dangerous inmates of the seas. Continue reading
The shark is a collective name. There is a white shark, blue, tiger, cat, soup, mackerel, shark-Fox, nurse shark, hammerhead shark. Scientists consider 350 species of these fish. And only 27 of them are accused of attacks on humans. And a few that occur only once.
There are very small sharks the size of a pencil and weighing about 200 grams, and there are huge – up to 20 metres in length. The weight of these giants reaches 20 tons.
The biggest sharks – two species of whale and a giant, never attacking the person. They feed on plankton and small fish, straining out the water through thousands of tiny teeth. Aggressive and dangerous is the white shark. It reaches 5 – 6 metres long, rarely up to 12. But the white shark is a rare fish.
How often do sharks attack people. No, rarely. However, over the last 50 years such cases have become frequent. This is due to the emergence of a large number of sea divers, who, not knowing the habits of sharks and not knowing how to handle them, by their conduct provoke their attack. Actually sharks are scary little shits. People they fear and try to stay away from them. So says the expert on the biology and behavior of these fish American scientist, Professor Eugene Clark, who throughout his life devoted himself to the study of sharks. Many times she put on scuba gear, descended into the sea and swam with the sharks. Watched them day and night and also in the Oceanarium. Continue reading
Graceful bright aquarium inhabitants attract attention because of their dimensional action in the water surface. Today we offer you to admire the most beautiful aquarium fish.
This fish has a bright elegant color of her torso and fins are painted in scarlet on the sides are brown or black streaks, and the edges of the dorsal fin is framed by a bright blue border. They usually grow no more than 7 cm but there are especially large individuals, reaching a size of 10 cm Good feel in captivity for a comfortable life the most beautiful fish need an aquarium with a capacity of 100 liters, a large number of hiding places and live rock. The optimum temperature should be maintained at around 24-25 degrees. Don’t like cousins, get along well with the inhabitants of a reef tank. Feed them a “salad” of finely chopped clams and seaweed. Like to eat algae growing on rocks and walls of aquarium.
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A distinctive feature of the fish with an elongated body, the tail is lyre-shaped. Young individuals and females have more contrasting color – scales on the belly are cast in purple, and in the upper part of the gills towards the dorsal fin and runs around Continue reading