In the late 17th century Peter the great, meaning “to be firmly on the Azov and Black seas”, has a boatload of “Fortress” to explore the shores of the Black sea. Sailors measured the depth and made sketches of the coastline. Thus was made the first Russian map of the Black sea. Although, according to historians, the geography of the Black sea was well known to the ancient Greeks. They laid here the trade routes and built beautiful cities.
The black sea is an inland sea, belonging to the basin of the Atlantic ocean. With the ocean this body of water through the channels sequentially connects the Marmara, Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Over the Atlantic, and originate those cyclones, which bring the black bad weather. Through the narrow Straits hindered the water exchange between the seas and so the tides on the black sea coast is virtually invisible. Only occur under the action of strong winds and wind-effected processes can raise or lower the water level 30 cm On the North-East of the shallow Kerch Strait links the Black sea with the sea of Azov.
The radiant variety of its shades from blue to emerald-blue sea in all languages of the world is called “black”. The sea on the map resemble an oval, stretching from West to East on the 1150 km and from North to South nearly 580 km Severskoe location between the extreme southern point of the Crimea and the Turkish coast, which are separated by only 228 km maximum depth of 2210 m. the sea Continue reading
Lilies. Lilies are children of the sun. At least five hours a day they should be under his warming rays, to show all its beauty. Individual flowers remain open for three to five days and then once again go under the water. For a good development of the water lilies need a minimum area of 1-2 m 2 of water surface per plant. Dwarf varieties can be satisfied with a smaller area. When purchasing plants to follow the rule: better fewer, but better. If the water lilies will not be enough space, they will not bloom. Purchased water lilies need to be planted in the ground or storing in a shady moist place. However, they do not tolerate prolonged exposure to moisture. Before planting, check the state of the rhizome — whether it damage.
Azolla fern. Homeland azolly — subtropical America. Azolla, duckweed, floating on the water surface and hangs down roots to extract water from their nutrients. The plant is attractive with its whimsical leaves, like velvet moss. Color is not as bright as that of duckweed. Despite strong growth, it is quite suitable for a garden pond.
Aponogeton dvuhgolosyj. Lit areas this plant produces amazing flowers that will adorn your collection of aquatic plants. White spicate inflorescence smell of vanilla, it is bilobed and blooms all summer. If tuberous rhizome of this plant will not freeze, which can be avoided by vyrashivaniem in containers and wintering indoors in the summer it will bring you much joy. Bright green broadly linear leaves float on the water surface, reaching lengths of over 10 cm Continue reading
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