Garden ponds and their inhabitants
It's possible to convert new or existing pond in a convenient place of habitation of representatives of living nature, using a few simple design elements. The materials bordering the pond,…

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The world of fish
The oldest living fish — latimeria Coelacanth, or latimeria, is the only representative of the lobe-finned fishes. She was believed to have become extinct about 70 million years ago. The…

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Most deep-sea animal?
B>the Most famous of deep-sea fish is the angler. These inhabitants are not the fastest swimmers. Despite all this, the oceans remain the greatest mystery. Here are examples of the…

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Lionfish

Lionfish (lionfish) is a very powerful predatory fish of the family scorpaenidae. As beautiful as they are dangerous.
Typically, the size of lionfish ranged from 20 to 40 cm, weight up to 1.5 kilograms. Lionfish have bright warning coloration with red, white, cream or black stripes. Long tape pectoral and dorsal fin make the lionfish similar to sea-bird, hence the name.

This luxurious “plumage” hiding sharp poisonous rays that can cause serious health damage. To meet you can fish near coral reefs at depths up to 50 meters. Lionfish are mostly nocturnal, during the day resting on the bottom or hiding in crevices, raising up the poisonous spines.

Lionfish do not attack humans, but he can be hurt by negligence. Inexperienced divers often approach the fish too close and even try to Pat them, in this case, the injection is inevitable. In addition, the swimmer can fail to notice the lionfish, and step on it, or accidentally touch his hand. So, admiring the beauty of the underwater world, in any case, do not lose caution and vigilance.

The shot of the lionfish cause in humans a number of systemic effects, such as severe pain, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, convulsions, numbness, dizziness, diarrhea, heavy sweating. In addition, lionfish venom can cause severe allergic reactions up to anaphylactic shock. For healthy people, the venom of a lionfish is not fatal, although the effect of poisoning may persist for up to several days. For the elderly, children, people with weakened immune systems and people with allergies, the consequences can be much more serious.

Shark catfish - spirited fish with a difficult temperament
Shark catfish is a fish belonging to the family pangasius. In nature, shark catfish found in Thailand and Laos, in freshwater lakes and rivers, and in artificial channels and ducts,…

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The most useful fish
Fish – this is the rare product that contains a huge amount of essential substances. It almost has no cholesterol, but contain vitamins and amino acids, so the one who…

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