Aquarium fish Labe
This kind of aquarium fish listed in the Red book IUCN - the world conservation Union. The Labe although aggressive, but very popular fish in the home aquarium. Large specimens…

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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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Feeding aquarium fish: Types of feed
To a large extent the proper development and health of aquarium fish depends on what they are fed. Fish food should be rich in protein, which ensures the growth of…

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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 the Aral, Caspian, Baltic, Black, Azov seas. This greedy predator, especially after spawning, the species inhabits the deep pools of water thrown at different snags, sunken trees, boulders and any other underwater stuff.

According to the authors of fishing books catfish can reach five metres long and a couple of quintals of weight. Some believe that in our time to grow degyansky sizes have som chance no, too often people began to hunt these whiskered predators. But from time to time in press reports of having kgs weight 80, even 100 pounds caught in southern rivers. The closer to the North, the modest size of the som (the largest caught in the last twenty years in the Leningrad region, weighed forty pounds).

Som lives in the chosen hole, just for a little while and leaving her only during floods and strong turbidity, as well as in search of food. Continue reading

Amazing creatures of the seas and oceans

1. Spotted dolphins . Bahamas. The comment of the photographer: “Night of spotted dolphins swim from the shores of the Small Bahamian banks in the deep water of the Gulf stream in search of food. One night the ship’s captain, Jim Abernethy, she noticed a small group of dolphins swimming near the bow of the ship. We silenced the engine, turned on the lights and jumped into the water. Using manual focus mode, and the flash, I was able to make this unusual frame”. (Andrew Sallmon / Nature’s Best Photography)

2. “This baby is one of many that environmentalists on a remote beach on Costa Rica’s help to get to the ocean. Leatherback turtle – a rare species in the Eastern waters of the Pacific ocean, and it’s a symbol of hope for the future of this species,” says photographer Jason Bradley. (Jason Bradley / Nature’s Best Photography Continue reading

Predatory fish Piranhas

Piranha — all species of freshwater fish of the family of tetras that live in the rivers and reservoirs of South America. The word “piranha” has its roots from the language of the Tupi Indians, it comes from the words “Pira” (fish) and “the wounded” (saw). ( 11 photos )

1. Long piranha reaches 80 cm, and its weight can reach 1 kg. piranha is Generally a pretty big fish, olive-silvery with purple or red tint. On the edge of the caudal fin has a sharp black border.

2. Young piranha silvery color, sides with black spots, ventral and anal fins are reddish or yellowish. Piranhas have very powerful jaws and very sharp teeth, such a structure allows the piranhas to come out of the production of large pieces of meat. Of course we all know that piranha representative of the family of predatory fish. Continue reading

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Aquarium fish Labe
This kind of aquarium fish listed in the Red book IUCN - the world conservation Union. The Labe although aggressive, but very popular fish in the home aquarium. Large specimens…

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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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