The Mediterranean sea is a part of the ancient Tethys ocean, with an area of 2.5 million square kilometers; the volume of water in the sea is about 3.8 million cubic km, and average depth is more than 1.5 thousand meters. In such considerable dimensions of the Mediterranean sea, its fauna is characterized by significant species diversity, but populations of animals of each species is relatively small. This is mainly due to a small number of plankton in marine waters.
In the Mediterranean there are 593 species of fish, of them in Israeli waters, home to 291 species (mackerel, herring, mullet, tuna, dolphinfish, palamidi, horse mackerel and many others). The Mediterranean coast of Israel encountered 4 species of flying fish. Many fish in the Mediterranean are of commercial importance. Continue reading
Any person may be a legitimate question, but is there any benefit from keeping an aquarium? The answer lies in the fact that he wants to get as this benefit. The people had kept cats to catch mice, but those days are gone and the cat was just another home. Pets: cats, dogs, parrots are for people of equal importance as aquarium fish favor – we have them simply because with them is more fun. They become our friends, allows you to escape from everyday worries and routine.
These attractive original creation never will you tear the curtains will not parizot your furniture, overturned trash can, and of course from fish there is no Allergy.
These silent underwater inhabitants will not intrude into the company, they rather try to avoid humans. Fish happily swim to you only when you wish to feed them. They are harmless, unassuming, completely safe, unless you wish to stick your finger in the mouth of a piranha. Continue reading
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In the ocean lives a wonderful fish Stingray – Stingray manta ray. The manta ray (the giant “sea devil”) can reach sizes of up to 7 m from the end of one side of the fin to the tip of the other (the transverse width of the ramp). The weight of such rays to 2.5 T. the Usual average size for Mantes is 4-4,5 m. the Scientific name of the species – Manta birostris. Is the manta ray to the family manovich, or sea devils. The flat body of the Stingray has a rhomboid shape, which continues on the sides of the fins in the back and long thin tail. So the manta ray belongs to hostcolor, they say scat hvostokol, due to the barbed spikes on the end of the tail. According to the hydrobiologist Andrea Marshall, studying manta rays for over 10 years, fish manta, actually there are two subspecies. But officially recognized as considered one species of manta rays. Manta rays live in tropical waters of all oceans. The most studied population off the coast of Mozambique. Continue reading