Most recently, in the area of fishing includes special lure intended for catching predators, which imitates a fish by sight, smell and movements. They are made of soft plastic, and they consist of several moving parts. They came to us, like many innovations in this field, from the US, where already allow local fishermen to increase the catch size. Any tackle shop for fishing calls them in their catalogs, not translating literally – swimbait (from the English. swimbaits). Also, a large selection of lures, except the one under consideration, can be found here .
So what is the advantage of these simulators fish on live bait? For catching of predatory fish requires a lure in the form of live fish of a smaller size. But their behavior even on the trigger absolutely unpredictable, unlike swimbaits, motion in the water column is controlled only by the hand of the fisherman. Continue reading
White sharks ( Carcharodon carcharias ), as one of the most feared predators of the planet, a long time ago stand on the top of the food chain. However, it appeared that their flesh becomes a subject of hunting. Moreover, the person not only modest in size, but extremely shy.
So, allow me to introduce the Brazilian luminous shark ( Isistius brasiliensis ). This fish reaches a length of 40-50 centimeters. Its English name “cookiecutter shark”, literally translated as “the shark, which cuts out the cookies”, which humorously reflects the way of her hunting.
The members of this species make daily migrations from a depth of over 3.7 km to the surface at dusk and back to dawn. In this way sharks and intersect with potential victims, including up to the present time were many large fish and marine mammals, including tuna, whales, dolphins, swordfish and even elephants. There are several testimonies of Brazilian sharks bite humans. In addition, the marks of their teeth were found on submarines and communication cables. Continue reading
Rare and unusual creatures of the sea bottom.
In the seas and oceans live the most unusual and alien beings on Earth. And some of them look very scary.
Fish-frog. Found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans on muddy or sandy bottom, sometimes burrowing into his eyes. Some members of the family Zapovednaya fish have poisonous spines and are dangerous for swimmers.
This beauty’s name is fish-drop, and it lives only in Australia. Deep-sea benthic fish of the family psychrolutidae, which because of its unattractive appearance often referred to as one of the most bizarre ocean deep-water fish on the planet. The structure of the anterior part of the head gives the impression that the fish are constantly frowns and is unhappy “facial expression” what the fish takes the first place in the rankings of the most bizarre creatures in surveys on the Internet.
The striped wolffish (Anarhichas lupus), or as it is called “Atlantic wolf” is commonly found in cold deep waters.Interestingly, the teeth “Atlantic wolf” quickly wear out, but every year during cold weather old teeth fall out, and neither their place new ones appear.
Coelacanth is a living fossil fish that have reached us from ancient times. It has hardly changed since prehistoric period. Continue reading