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
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
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