What sharks live in the Black sea?
The fauna of the Black sea is markedly poorer than the Mediterranean sea. In the Black sea is home to 2.5 million species of animals (including 500 single-celled species, 160…

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Marine aquariums
The ocean. Its limitless expanse excite and beckon and uncharted depths simultaneously frighten and fascinate. It was here millions of years ago life appeared. Resting on the red, or any…

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Cold-water and warm-water species of aquarium fish - goldfish aquarium and its inhabitants
A huge number of articles written about aquarium fish, but the relevance of this topic does not disappear from day to day. Every day there are all new fans. Beautiful…

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Miniature shark masterfully produces sashimi of big white relatives

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

The most terrible inhabitants of sea depths

1. Angler / Angler Fish / monkfish / monkfish / Angler Fish

This deepwater monster could easily become a nightmare of every diver and is considered the most ugly fish on the planet Earth.

As if ashamed of his ugliness, anglerfish inhabit the deep sea, where sunlight does not penetrate.

There are 200 species of anglerfish, which are widely distributed in the cold waters of the Atlantic and Antarctic oceans. The depths at which these creatures live, is truly astonishing: thus, in 2006 the female monkfish was discovered in the Mediterranean ocean at a depth of 1.86 km.

Most of my life fish-anglers spend at the bottom, where buried in the mud or sand. Continue reading

Dangerous marine life around Koh Samui and Koh Tao

Jellyfish

In the waters of the Gulf of Thailand is inhabited by many species of jellyfish, most of them pose no danger to the bather. However, occasionally there occur and deadly members of this family — jellyfish. This jellyfish cylindrical body and a very long blue or blue tentacles (length of tentacles of some species of jellyfish reaches 4-5 meters). In August and October of 2015 near the Islands of Samui and Phangan were registered two fatal accidents with the girls who decided to go swimming at night and saw the presence in the water of this dangerous jellyfish.

If you are going to swim in the sea, pay attention to the coastal strip. If the sand contains up washed up jellyfish, so you should be doubly careful when bathing. As a rule, jellyfish that can sting you, quite visible in the water because of their dark or bright color (transparent jellyfish are not dangerous to the bather). But the situation may be complicated by the agitation of the sea, or opaque because of suspended sand in the water. It is especially dangerous to bathe in the dark. Continue reading

Sharks
Sharks are color blind At the University of Queensland examined the eyes of the shark and came to the conclusion that those deprived of color vision. The research object of…

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Bait predatory fish
And don't be surprised, all right, to bait and to bait predators to the place of fishing is not only possible, but necessary. You just have to know and to…

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