Typical representatives of the nekton is the herring. It is well known that this fish has great commercial value. Until comparatively recently, it was promyshlyali in such large quantities that…

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Aquarium fish catfish
This species belongs to the family of Armored catfish, Callichthyidae or Kalligrafie This family is included in the squad SOMO-shaped (Siluriformes). Members of the family — small fish that live…

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Fish monkfish
In the Atlantic ocean, the Black sea and off the coast of India dwells amazing and a bit scary fish monkfish .With it is associated a very curious phenomenon. For…

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5 most amazing marine life

1. The Humboldt Squid. The size of this predatory marine life can exceed 2 meters. Inhabits squid off the coast of Central America at a depth of 700 meters. The locals call it sea monster, or red devil and tell you that there were cases when the giant squid was dragged fishermen from the ship directly into the sea.

2. Long-tailed Chimera. This unique fish impresses with its futuristic view – it has a “shovel-nose” and a pointed tail. Chimera lives in the North Atlantic off the coast of Japan and New Zealand. Its length varies from 60 to 100 centimeters. In case of danger Chimera raises a poisonous dorsal fin. Chimera leads mainly benthic life and feeds on crabs, urchins and other small sea animals.

3. Fish-drop . It is considered the most unattractive fish on Earth. Her frowning “expression” is explained by the structure – the diameter of the eyes is narrower than the interorbital space, and on the front part of the head has appendage-like hook nose. Fish-drop lives at depths of 800 meters and lifting it to the surface deforms due to pressure difference. This fish feeds on small invertebrates. Continue reading

Sharks in Tenerife

Going on vacation, I want to prepare for it perfectly, to protect yourself and your family from various surprises and avoid problems. And sometimes, tourists who decide to visit the Canary Islands, there are such unusual reasons to worry, as the presence of sharks in Tenerife.

Sharks attacking peacefully swimming vacationers, now one of the most popular topics in the news and on the discussion forums. And in this regard, often there are questions about sharks in Tenerife — whether they are in coastal waters?

Cheat will not, as you know, in the waters of the Atlantic, many species of sharks.

Species of sharks in Tenerife

Around the coast of the island of Tenerife is found only three species — whale sharks, Katran and shark angels, the most dangerous, such as the white shark or the shark molokoobrazovania in the region of the Canary Islands are not inhabited. Continue reading

What is a sea sponge?
Sponges that are sold in stores and are used for washing dishes or cleaning the kitchen, not real. They are made from synthetic materials, although very similar to a real…


IDE is the most beautiful fish
IDE – fish of large, medium length up to half a metre, but specimens up to 70 cm in length. The weight of the IDE is 2-3 kg, individual fish…