Sea Scorpion fish (Scorpaena porcus)
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…

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Mississippi giant alligator Gar (finding of the Gar atractosteus spatula)
Mississippi giant alligator Gar is one of seven living representatives of the family pancernych who are descendants of the primitive bony fish from the Mesozoic. Practically unchanged, this fish lives…

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Great Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
The great Barracuda is one of the most dangerous marine predators that live in tropical waters of Indian, Pacific and Atlantic oceans. This is a fish that reaches 2 meters…

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Fish-pineapple or Australian kishechnik (Cleidopus gloriamaris)

Australian kishechnik has in common several names, and all of them are connected with the appearance of this marine life.

The English call it fish-pineapple because of coloring and body shape. Each of fairly large flakes fish has a yellow color with black outline, which is very like a pineapple rind.

Another name for the Australian kishechnika sounds like “fish knight”. It is due to the fact that each lamella has a spinous process, making the fish seem as if clad in armor like a knight. By the way, this “outfit” several prevents her to swim (aided by and large fins), but it’s a good idea to protect themselves from predators.

The first species was described in 1882 scientist De Vis. Today to meet kishechnika in the coastal waters of Western and Eastern Australia. Typically inhabits estuaries and coastal bays to a depth of 5 to 25 meters, where there are rocky debris and coral reefs. However, sometimes they get caught in fishing nets trawls that sweep the ocean at a depth of 250 meters.Colorful kishechnike Continue reading

Moray

Moray is not very attractive. With it does not want to communicate, not even knowing about its danger. Their skin is naked, without scales. Head with small eyes and a huge mouth, no pectoral and pelvic fins — all this only reinforces the similarity of these fish to snakes.

Moray eels are elongated and very sharp teeth. It used to be that they are poisonous, like the teeth of serpents, but now it is proved that it is not. A thick layer of mucus protects the skin from mechanical damage, bacteria and parasites. Some eels are poisonous mucus: from contact with her person on the skin to prevent burns.

Color them camouflage, to match their surrounding environment. Even the inner side of the mouth they painted also. After all, almost all the time morays hold her mouth open.

This fish is quite large, reaches 2.4 meters, and weighs up to 45 kg. Meet and most babies who do not grow more than 10 cm Although they are equipped with sharp teeth. Continue reading

Tiger shark

Deep in the wilds of the deep sea is a hungry predator, the outfit is rather unremarkable, waiting for a new victim. It may be a turtle, sea gull unwary or even people. Unlike other sharks, the voracious tiger shark with a huge jaw and attempt to eat anything she gets in the way. Bite even a wooden boat or iron sheets. Simple stripes similar to a tiger, shark provide a disguise, due to which it got its name. The more we learn about this bloodthirsty shark, the more formidable features it acquires in our eyes.

Among all the sharks the tiger shark is perhaps the most common. This is due to the fact that the female is rarely a single young. Litter tiger shark is usually large: broods of 30 to 50 baby sharks are fairly common. Lives shark in tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans. The tiger shark inhabits the open ocean and off the coast. Especially commonly found in the Caribbean sea and the Gulf of Mexico. In search of food, it may extend to a depth not exceeding several meters. It is very dangerous for swimmers. Continue reading

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Diseases of aquarium goldfish
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