Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is one of the largest and most aggressive ocean predators. Back and sides of this fish are gray, brown or black, and the belly is white, why the shark got its name. The average size of the predator is 5-6 meters and weights from 600 to 3200 kg, although was able to measure specimen, the length of which reached 11 meters, but apparently this is not the limit. Instances that are less than four meters, has not yet reached puberty and are considered teenagers.
Scientists have found out an interesting fact: at the end of the tertiary period there existed a great white shark, measuring up to 30 m in length. In the mouth of such a giant could easily accommodate eight people, and if this type of has survived to the present day, the existence side by side wouldn’t do humanity any good. Continue reading
10. The Aquarium Of Western Australia
(3 million liters)
Located on the outskirts of Perth, off the coast of the ocean, the Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA) is the largest on the continent. Main tank of the aquarium is 40 metres long and 20 metres wide, containing 3 million liters of water. It also has a 98-meter underwater tunnel. For an additional fee you can even go scuba diving next to sharks and other inhabitants of the aquarium
9. The Aquarium Of Genoa
(3.78 million liters)
Built especially for the Expo 92, the Aquarium of Genoa and Italy is one of the biggest aquariums in Europe. Continue reading
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