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Garden ponds and their inhabitants
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Marine life of the Philippine Islands
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Mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)

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 angelfish (Apolemichthys arcuatus)

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

The most unusual inhabitants of the ocean

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.

Fish-drop

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

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