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…

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Leafy sea dragon
At first glance it's hard to imagine that this is not a plant, but a real fish. An amazing feature of this animal is almost transparent tentacles, which are very…

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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 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

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 desire to learn, understand and… to get acquainted with the graceful and unpredictable of predators.

How ironic that a death threat stirs our interest and stirs the imagination, forcing to closely monitor the movements of sharks, at each moment trying to predict her behavior. Apparently, this “unhealthy” interest was inherited from distant ancestors, whose lives depended on careful observation of a dangerous predator, from studying his habits and habits.

But not only ancient instincts prompt the person to study this wonderful work of nature. The shark is a unique example of sustainability. 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

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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 hammerhead shark
Among all the sea creatures that attack people the most terrible is the shark. Bloodthirsty, cunning and lightning — she was feared by people at all times. The most dangerous…

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