Moray is not very attractive. With it does not want to communicate, not even knowing about its danger. Their skin is naked, without scales. Head with small eyes and a huge mouth, no pectoral and pelvic fins — all this only reinforces the similarity of these fish to snakes.
Moray eels are elongated and very sharp teeth. It used to be that they are poisonous, like the teeth of serpents, but now it is proved that it is not. A thick layer of mucus protects the skin from mechanical damage, bacteria and parasites. Some eels are poisonous mucus: from contact with her person on the skin to prevent burns.
Color them camouflage, to match their surrounding environment. Even the inner side of the mouth they painted also. After all, almost all the time morays hold her mouth open.
This fish is quite large, reaches 2.4 meters, and weighs up to 45 kg. Meet and most babies who do not grow more than 10 cm Although they are equipped with sharp teeth. Continue reading
Deep in the wilds of the deep sea is a hungry predator, the outfit is rather unremarkable, waiting for a new victim. It may be a turtle, sea gull unwary or even people. Unlike other sharks, the voracious tiger shark with a huge jaw and attempt to eat anything she gets in the way. Bite even a wooden boat or iron sheets. Simple stripes similar to a tiger, shark provide a disguise, due to which it got its name. The more we learn about this bloodthirsty shark, the more formidable features it acquires in our eyes.
Among all the sharks the tiger shark is perhaps the most common. This is due to the fact that the female is rarely a single young. Litter tiger shark is usually large: broods of 30 to 50 baby sharks are fairly common. Lives shark in tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans. The tiger shark inhabits the open ocean and off the coast. Especially commonly found in the Caribbean sea and the Gulf of Mexico. In search of food, it may extend to a depth not exceeding several meters. It is very dangerous for swimmers. Continue reading
Huge four meter shark is rapidly cuts the surface of the ocean, no other shark can match her in speed. Accelerates to 40 km /h and easily jumps out of the water like dolphins. And it weight almost half a ton! This grey-blue shark is very rarely seen off the coast, but when at least one shark swims to the shores, then immediately terrifies the people. Because on vampirism, it has no equal.
In 2003, the inhabitants of Albion were both surprised and frightened by the appearance of a single shark-Mako (and we’re talking just about this shark). After the appearance of wanting to swim in the waters of the North sea that washes the North-East of the UK, has become quite a bit. Mako shark another 3 months the terror of the inhabitants of this coast, and then sailed back out to sea. During this time, the victims of this ferocious predator was more than 15 people.
Mako shark takes the 4th place on the level of danger for man (after the great white, tiger shark and hammerhead). But Mako simply would have taken the leading place, just they are found in open waters, so meeting people is much less than with other sharks. But if someone happen to meet with shark-Mako, he’ll be able to make sure that it is the shark really terrible and dangerous. Continue reading
Fringed angel fish – small, 15 to 18 cm in length, sea dweller, which is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and Johnston Atoll, located in the Central-Eastern Pacific. Mainly it can be found near sea reefs deeper than 15 m, rarely in shallow water. As shelters uses the shallow caves and cracks.
The Apolemichthys genus name, belongs to bordered angel fish, translated as “unarmed” and the species name translates as Arcuatus “bow-shaped” (because of the black bands on the body).
The color of the fish-the angel contrast. Along the entire body is broad, slightly arched black band. Above her body painted in pale gray and below in pale white. The runway is accented by a thin border of white color as well as black tail and anal fin. Dorsal fin pale grey, and has white trim and translucent breast. Continue reading
Still the ocean remains the most poorly studied part of our planet. A lot of mystery and is fraught with interesting underwater world, is gradually opening to all researchers new and unusual creatures.
Almanac for the curious “Want to know everything” has prepared for its readers a brief overview about the most unusual inhabitants of the ocean.
The most unusual inhabitants of the ocean.
This fish in 2013 was recognized as the most terrible animals on the planet . Land surface it looks like jelly, so unsightly views, it’s bound to no muscle. The fish lives – a drop at a depth of 2000-4000 meters. At these depths the pressure is very large, so her skin has acquired the density of water. Continue reading