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…

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Monkfish in the aquarium
Many public aquariums in the world, including in our country contain these unusual vivid exotic fish. The angler (Antennarius maculatus) or yellow angler, monkfish, or fish-the pedestrian is more like…

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Fish of the red sea – photos with name and description
The underwater world of the red sea is full of fishes amazingly bright and extraordinary, of various size, shape and color. Someone who has never been in the Red sea…

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The most unusual inhabitants of the deep sea

Lionfish;

In sea and ocean depths, there is a huge number of various creatures that amaze with their sophisticated protective mechanisms, ability to adapt, and, of course, of its kind. It’s a whole universe that is not yet fully understood. In this ranking we gathered the most unusual representatives of the deep, fish with beautiful coloration, to creepy monsters.

Opens our rating of the most unusual inhabitants of the deep and dangerous at the same time, amazing lionfish, also known as striped lionfish, or Zebra fish. This lovely creation is long about 30 inches most of the time among the corals in a stationary state, and only from time to time, swims from one place to another. Thanks to the beautiful and unusual color, and long fan-like pectoral and dorsal fins of this fish attracts attention, both people and marine life.

However, for beauty of coloring and shape of her fin and hidden sharp poisonous needles, which it protects itself from enemies. The lionfish does not attack first, but if a person accidentally touches it or steps on it, from one injection that needle he has dramatically worse health.

Seahorse

It is a small sea contestara family of marine needles of the needle-like detachment. Seahorses have a sedentary lifestyle, they are attached flexible tails to the stalks of plants, and because of the numerous spines, spines on the body and iridescent colour — fully merge with the background. So they are protected from predators and camouflaged while hunting for food. Skates feed on small crustaceans and shrimp. Tubular snout acts as a pipette — extraction is drawn into the mouth along with water.

The body of seahorses in the water is non-traditional fish vertically, or diagonally. The reason for this is relatively large swim bladder, most of which is located in the upper part of the body of a sea horse. The difference seahorses from other types is that their offspring carrying the male. On his stomach he has a special brood chamber in the form of a bag

Red sea
Red sea – an inland sea of the Indian ocean. located between the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. One of the most warm seas. Considered the most salty sea on earth.…

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Why the cuttlefish ink?
It is well known that the ability of cephalopods — cuttlefish, octopuses, squids — "to throw dust in the eyes". In a moment of danger, these animals throw themselves out…

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