The Number – Cypriniformes
Family – Priniv
The genus/Species – Serrasalmus nattereri
Length: average 20 cm, in some species up to 50 cm.
Mass rarely exceeding 1.5 kg.
Caviar: a few thousand eggs.
The incubation period is 10-15 days, depending on water temperature.
Habits: constant float huge flocks.
Food: primarily fish; attack mammals, floating or come to the waterhole, and birds.
18 known species of piranhas, 4 of which are dangerous to humans, although fatal cases have been identified. Continue reading
Interested in your opinion – how to choose safe salmon, all adored the fish.
A few tips:
1. Do not buy fish with meat a bright pink color. Diet artificial fish defective, there is no shrimp and plankton, so the meat is pale.
2. Note the streaks in the Phil. If they are white, not bright pink, the dye was not used. If a fish’s little fins and red meat, so she was pumped full of dyes and growth stimulants.
Most often in fish stores buy pangasius and tilapia, because they are delicious and not very expensive. This fish brought to us from China and Vietnam – where its bred on small farms. So grown and salmon, Dorado, sea bass, sole, carp, pangasius, tilapia. Experts say that foreign products are not really fish. It can be compared to chicken-broiler. Artificial salmon are bred in special cages where the fish lives almost without movement, growth stimulants, give food with dyes, which give the meat a “dirty” color, and are pumped with antibiotics. Continue reading
Pros: tasty, inexpensive, very useful
Someone in my family loves fish. I have therefore tried many kinds of fish and ways of cooking. And in this case, the issue price of not standing in the first place.
At first, I often bought salmon. She is tender, beautiful and expensive.
Tried to buy tilapia, sea language, sea bream, trout, carp, catfish, pike, sturgeon, hake, and do not list.
Later read a lot about what fish to bring us where it was harvested, the conditions in which it inhabits. And found a bad moment.
It turns out that in addition to dividing the fish of the sea and river, the fish is divided more and growing conditions. So, fish is artificially grown and living in natural conditions.
Fish grown in razvodnyh (fish farms), to put it mildly, is not subject to the use. Fish live in artificial ponds in a large quantity, often in dirty water, fed unnatural feed, is constantly sick. Therefore, it is continuously fed with antibiotics (to prevent mass mortality), as well as growth hormones (to quickly sell the fish maximum weight. Continue reading