Dangerous dwellers of the Mediterranean sea
In the Mediterranean there are 593 species of fish, of them in Israeli waters, home to 291 species (mackerel, herring, mullet, tuna, dolphinfish, palamidi, horse mackerel and many others). The…

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Ten of the most bizarre fish in the world
Their unusual appearance sometimes brings a smile and surprise, and sometimes just shocked and terrified, so nervous and impressionable better the pictures look. 1. The Ambon Scorpion is difficult to…

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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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Channel catfish

Channel catfish – fish family ictaluridae squad catfishes. The original range of this species included Northern Mexico, Central USA and South Canada, however later channel catfish were brought to Europe. In the seventies of last century it began to breed in the ponds of the Kuban basin, where the fish spread throughout the river system and into the don.

Channel catfish is among the commercial species, while the total yield exceeds all other catfish. In the US alone, production of this fish are approximately eight million fishermen.


The body channel catfish torpedo-like, elongate, with small head, on which are located four pairs of antennae. Back and sides of the fish have dark coloration (usually dominated by grey and bluish-olive tone), while the belly is white. Continue reading

The task of pond farms

The task of pond farms is having to establish their own broodstock herbivorous fish (grass carp and silver carps), which will allow fish farmers to get in the feeding ponds of a productive polyculture, i.e. fish communities from different fish species, different kind of power. It will ensure rational use of the forage reserve of ponds. The widespread cultivation of common carp with phytophagous fishes under intensive keeping of fish-breeding process (double feeding of fishes, optimum planting densities, etc.) in conditions of Chu valley can ensure the productivity of fattening ponds in the range of 20 — 25 kg/ha.

The culture of pond fish culture requires the creation of ponds favourable conditions for fish life. First of all, in the ponds the water should be clean with good gas mode and the box bottom is moderately overgrown with vegetation and heavily silted. Unacceptable clogging of ponds to target small fish (Amur chebachok, eleotris, loaches, etc.), eating food, competing with farmed fish. In the Chui valley there are a lot of inconvenient land. which can usefully be used for the construction of state and collective farm ponds. The development of collective and state farms pond farming is a critical challenge in scaling up fish farming operations in the country. Continue reading

Breeding fish in artificial reservoirs
How nice to go fishing on his own land! And it is quite possible, and easy. How to breed fish in the pond . Need to follow a few rules.…


Aquarium fish Pearl
Appearance and sex differences Very showy and unusual jewel bred in China.Its name this fish received for convex framed with dark scales resembling pearls. Under the assumptions Nonova A. I.…