Australian bull shark (Heterodontus portusjacksoni)
Australian bull shark (Heterodontus portusjacksoni) with a glance at her, or rather on her face that produces an even more sinister impression than the white or tiger sharks. However, the…

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The largest catfish in the world
Catfish is the largest freshwater fish. Only the larger members of the family of sturgeons (such as Beluga – up to 1.5 tons), but they are strictly freshwater. Sturgeon are…

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Sandwich amphiprion (this edition akallopisos)
Sandwich amphiprion is a small representative of the subfamily clown fish, opened in 1853 Bleeker scientist. Inhabits the coral reefs of the Western and Eastern Indian ocean, namely along the…

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Sea catfish

Signs. Body elongated, laterally compressed, glabrous. The coloration of back, sides of body and all fins, except the ventral, zelenovato-grey, almost black. Dorsal fin very short, is located ahead of the pelvic fins. Spiny rays of the pectoral fin serrated on the outer edge. Lower jaw longer than upper. Mouth facing up.

Distribution. Big fish, reaching 5 m length and 300 kg weight, inhabiting rivers and lakes of Europe from the Rhine to the East. To the North of the som is to the South of Finland, South to Asia Minor, the Caspian and Aral seas and flowing into their rivers. No catfish in the rivers of Siberia. There is no com also in England, in the Iberian Peninsula, in France, Italy and Western Greece.

Feature. Soma colour variable, usually olive-green, almost black back, white belly, flanks irregularly shaped spots. Small reed form, inhabiting the southern part of the Aral sea, intensive black. Dorsal fin catfish in a tiny, barely noticeable, no fatty fin, but the anal is very long. Continue reading

Fish farming at home — a serious business

Men love fishing, eagerly they’re waiting for the moment when finally come to the pond will begin to relax and to fish. If you approach this holiday with the commercial side, maybe you’ll make from a simple hobby is a good business. The whole point of business will be to farm fish at home.

In the world there are two types of fish — cold-water and warm-water. For our business best suited to warm-water fish, they have fewer problems.

If you already have a pond under pisciculture — well, if not — let us consider independent production of the pond. All you need is a responsibility that you could give the fish exactly the best environment for future habitat.

Before running water into the pond, you need this water to completely clean from chlorine. Also, you should make a drainage path that the water was constantly refreshed. An important point is the aeration of water, it is necessary to maintain the level of oxygen. Continue reading

Andaman sea sharks

Waters of the Andaman sea that washes the Western part of Thailand, is rich in diverse marine life and sharks. Does this mean that bathing is dangerous?

Yes, indeed, in the Andaman sea sharks swim. Moreover, almost all of which is considered a dangerous species great white, reef, and tiger, and black. They often say, how about sharks-cannibals. In the coastal zone are found the Mako shark and blue sharks and hammerhead sharks. There are a few quite harmless to human kinds – nurse sharks and Zebra shark.

However, despite all this, your chances of becoming a victim of the sharks here are very small. Thailand is a fairly safe area, because there is no particular concern about marine predators the rest of the family with children. Shark attack in Thailand — the big rarity. First, sharks don’t swim close to the shore. Secondly, over the last few decades, there were no reported cases of shark attacks on humans in these waters. So to meet a shark in the Andaman sea area is possible only in a saltwater aquarium or specially going to scuba dive in the open sea. Continue reading

The most popular types of aquarium fish
The aquarium comes to life and brings enjoyment and pleasure only when there are fish. Fish differ from each other in their varied coloration, behavior, character. Each fish knows his…

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The catching of predatory fish: perch
The most part of fishermen prefer to hunt for prey fish, as it is quite tricky and dangerous opponent. This fish is the walleye, which is similar to the perch.…

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