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.…

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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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The basking SHARK (Cetorhinus maximus)
There is evidence that specimens of up to 15 metres in length, however, evidence of the existence of such giants among scientists yet. At the same time, instances caught a…

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The denizens of the deep. Octopus

Since ancient times the world goes a lot of scary stories about a giant octopus, or octopus, which is not only dangerous to humans, but can even sink the whole ship! Actually is a charming, intelligent animals with developed intelligence and exceptional parental instinct. It owes its name to numerous

tentacles. In some species there are more than ten. Octopus or octopus (Octopus vulgaris) belongs to the class Cephalopoda and is a highly developed mollusk. Has oblong-rounded body without fins. Eight tentacles of an octopus is very flexible and agile, function as “hands”. “Hands” are connected by a thin membrane and provided with suction cups in two rows. The body length of the octopus with the “hands” from a few cm

up to 6 m. the largest specimens of octopus found off the coast of British Columbia. In the West of Canada was discovered octopus weighing 272 kg, and the length of the arms was 9.6 m! There are about 200 species of octopuses. Live mostly in warm waters with salinity below 30‰ in the countries of South and East Asia and southern Europe, are found in the Arctic ocean and far Eastern seas. Octopuses are not aggressive at all and when

the emergence of chelovekoobraznoe in the nearest shelter. Octopus leads a mostly nocturnal. The main occupation of octopus – hunting. It is less active during the day than at night, so is considered to be nocturnal animals. Stalking prey, hiding on the seabed in holes between stones or in rock crevices. Seeing a crab or a lobster, an octopus is thrown on the victim grabs her with its tentacle-hands and immediately devours, his appearance in attack

becomes scary, eyes are burning and it shimmers different shades. This behavior acts hypnotically on the victim, and she freezes easily falls into the clutches of the monster. The octopus feeds on mainly a variety of fish, does not shrink and plankton. Large specimens can cope with big fish, such as shark. Being a predator by nature, the octopus itself serves as food for dolphins, sea lions, whales, seals. Though for them

Top 10 most dangerous animals of Ukraine and Crimea
Weeverfish. Considered the most dangerous fish in the Black sea. Injections beware of its poisonous spines on the Gill covers and dorsal fin. The poison is not fatal, but the…

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Popular marine fish
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