Sea bass - Sea fish
( Ordinary ) seabass (lat. Dicentrarchus labrax. Also common names sea wolf, Conan, sea bass (from the English. sea bass is the name that spread through the Russian restaurant business),…

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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…

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The red sea and the Mediterranean
Egypt is washed by two seas: to the North by the Mediterranean sea, on the East by the Red sea. In Egypt the sea warm and clean, so their shores…

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The breeding of carp as a business in the pond and at home

It’s just a great option for people that have a pond or pool on the property. Carp is though simple, but at the same time very profitable business. You can also build small swimming pool – the main condition for the construction – tightness.

Once the pool is ready, somewhere in March, you can make the stocking, but in cool weather it is desirable that the pool was covered with a film. In compliance with all the conditions necessary for cultivation of a carp, by December it will be possible to get enough large fish. During the summer season, fish is gaining in the weight to 1.5. kg.

Why to do it?

You can grow any number of fish, and therefore should make advance arrangements for their implementation. All costs will easily be paid off when the first sales. Continue reading

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

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 diadromous fish that can live in fresh water, and salt. Rumors, what is the weight of the largest catfish in the world, there are various. According to contemporaries, in the 18th and 19th centuries, when our rivers were much cleaner, and fishermen – less, these freshwater predators grew to an enormous size – up to 400-500 pounds and more. But now sometimes there are real river monsters.

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From the life of a river monster

Small catfish feed mainly on aquatic insects and their larvae. A little older, pass on clams and frogs. As adults, seasoned catfish can eat a big fish (even pikes), inadvertently short time perching to feed the ducks rarely attack a person. The last statement is not idle “horror story”: there are documented cases in the stomach of captured catfish were found the remains of previously missing children or women. Continue reading

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 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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