The biggest aquariums in the world
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…

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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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Sea-dog
Description fish sea-dog (Blennius gattoruggine) Because slime-covered body of sea dogs are family Blennidi. The name comes from the Greek word "Blin" is slime. For the sea dogs hunted by…

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GREAT WHITE SHARK – description

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

Predatory fish 4

First aid and treatment of lesions of predatory fish produced by the General rules of surgical treatment of wounds. Measures are taken to stop the bleeding, held antishock therapy, is injected with tetanus toxoid, antibiotics. The victim must be hospitalized.

An electric shock of the electric ray the patient needs rest, according to testimony held antishock therapy. Recovery usually takes place without complications.

Warning defeats predatory and dangerous fish is the precautionary measures for divers descents in the areas of habitat of dangerous marine animals. Divers should be briefed about the possibility of the appearance of these animals, security measures and use means of protection (repellents, radiators of various designs, gazebos, shelters, improvised means of protection, etc.). Continue reading

The Candiru catfish is the most blood-thirsty fish of the Amazon.

Scary fish inhabited the Amazon. Electric eels Zap 650 volts, the stingrays pierced the victim through tails, piranhas eat just… But all outdid catfish Candiru.

Candiru catfish or vandellia (lat. Vandellia cirrhosa ) in translation from Latin means “freshwater fish”. It is found in the Amazon river and its tributaries. Local residents believe the Candiru is much more dangerous than piranhas. The length of the fish about fifteen inches,however most common Candiru catfish the size of a matchstick. In appearance it is almost transparent and eel-like fish shape.

Growth Candiru are small, no more matches. And to thin that are almost transparent. But the natives, living along the coast of the Amazon, keeps at Bay. However, things to people soma no, he feeds on the blood of fish. When the catfish Candiru feels characteristic stroenie water and the ammonia odor, fish emit when breathing, he realizes that the next move in space like fish gills… That is the hole of a living being, in which you can get. And drink plenty blood… Continue reading

Directory of aquarium fish and invertebrates
In the aquarium in most cases, contains several species of fish. So when selecting them you need to pay special attention to match the requirements of the conditions of keeping…

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How to cook catfish: some practical recipes
Classic catfish is a large predator that can reach a metre in length. But in the South of Russia and Ukraine are a small bottom-dwelling catfish, total length 35 cm,…

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