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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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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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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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

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

Black tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)
Black tuna is a small predatory fish in the scombridae family. Has the smallest size among all species of tuna: a maximum of 100 cm in length (average 50 cm)…

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MARBLED ELECTRIC ray (Torpedo marmorata)
MARBLED ELECTRIC ray (Torpedo marmorata), or marble torpedo is the best known representative of a numerous family glusovich. In length this fish rarely reaches 1.5 meters, the width grows more…

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