Sharks
Sharks are one of the most formidable inhabitants of the ocean. The lack of bone tissue and Gill covers, especially the structure of scales, and many other features of the…

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WHY sharks rarely get sick?
Powerful, swift, and deadly rulers of the seas – sharks – can cause conflicting emotions, people. Primal fear, and sometimes disgust in an incredible way combined with admiration and a…

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The trotline for catfish "domovnik".
One of the most fascinating objects to catch is the catfish is a large fish that lives mainly in the deltas and priustevyh spaces of rivers in the basins of…

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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

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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Macropinna microstoma
Macropinna microstoma – a medium-sized deep-sea fish known for its transparent head through which she sees the eyes that are located within soft tissues of the head. Inhabits the cool…

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