The habitat of the Blue Marlin – tropical waters of the Atlantic and the Pacific and in the Indian ocean in the vicinity of Ceylon, Mauritius and the East coast of Africa. Seasonal concentrations of Blue Marlin observed in the southwestern part of the Atlantic ocean from January to April in the North-West Atlantic from June to October, in the Equatorial Pacific ocean in April and November, in the Western and Central North Pacific from may to October,and in the Indian ocean from April to October.
Blue Marlin can be found both near the shore and thousands of miles away from him.
Blue Marlin is superior to the Black. It is believed that the maximum weight it can priblijaetsa to the ton, although the only documented instances of up to 726 kg. The body length of Blue Marlin up to 5 metres. But medium-sized individuals which are coming across on a fishing trip, usually smaller than Black Marlins and their weight is 100-150 kg.
Distinctive features of Blue Marlin are the pectoral fins, which are freely pressed against the body of the fish, and the dorsal fin is high and pointed (not rounded). Back black, sides and belly silvery-white. Sometimes on the sides there are horizontal stripes, which disappear after the death of the fish. Spots on fins absent. Continue reading
Luciferia wrasse is the only representative of the genus Acantholabrus family of wrasses. In the hands of a human, this fish is rarely, however, does not say anything about its rarity, but rather testifies to the secretive way of life. The first species was described in detail in the ordered coursework in 1810, Risso scientists.
Luciferia wrasse inhabits only the North-East Atlantic. Its range extends from the southern coast of Norway, and then along the entire Western coast of Europe and Africa, up to the Canary Islands.
Typical habitat for the ray-finned wrasse are rocky bottom at depths from 18 to 60 meters, although there are cases when he was met at a depth of 250 meters. Fragments of rock and natural clefts give the wrasse a chance to hide from enemies and prying eyes.Luciferia wrasse Continue reading
In the Black and Azov sea and the Kerch Strait, you can see an interesting fish called a sea-bristle brush or small Scorpion. It is interesting to observe, but it is not worth getting acquainted with it closely. This is one of the most hostile marine inmates, besides its spines located all over the body, quite poisonous.
This predator lives close to the bottom at a depth of 40 meters. Externally it can be mistaken for a rock, covered with various algae. Has a slightly flattened head with high-mounted big eyes. Painted fish in brownish-pink hues. Adult fish can grow up to 30 cm And increasing marine fish kind: it is, like snakes, discards its old skin to acquire a new one. Moreover, the better the conditions in which the fish lives, and the more food, the more these molting.
In addition to the waters of Black and Azov seas, small Scorpion found off the coast of Australia, southern New South Wales to Cape York and on the West coast of New Guinea. There were cases when these ruffs were caught in rivers with a steady flow. This means that they are equally transferred, as salt water seas and fresh water rivers. Continue reading