Herring
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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Breeding fish in artificial reservoirs
Such fish as carp and tench in the main lead independent lives and inhabit deep waters, in stagnant water, away from other fish. White and motley silver carp are quite…

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Do all fish spawn?
Most fish lay eggs, and it is fertilized outside of their body. Fish that spawn, are called oviparous. But some fish give birth to live fry. Such fish are called…

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Piranhas river monsters

The Number – Cypriniformes
Family – Priniv
The genus/Species – Serrasalmus nattereri

Basic data:
SIZES
Length: average 20 cm, in some species up to 50 cm.
Mass rarely exceeding 1.5 kg.

REPRODUCTION
Spawning: March-August.
Caviar: a few thousand eggs.
The incubation period is 10-15 days, depending on water temperature.

LIFESTYLE
Habits: constant float huge flocks.
Food: primarily fish; attack mammals, floating or come to the waterhole, and birds.

RELATED SPECIES
18 known species of piranhas, 4 of which are dangerous to humans, although fatal cases have been identified. Continue reading

Fish grown artificial, dangerous product?

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

Types of jellyfish

Floating jellyfish in the sea often struck by its beauty. Such a wealth of shapes, colors, as among the jellyfish, not to meet many animals! Jellyfish inhabit all seas, and some of these sea animals prefer warm waters of the tropics and subtropics, while others liked the cool Northern parts of the oceans.

Some jellyfish can be found at a depth of 10km, and there are jellyfish that do not leave the coastal strip. It is noteworthy that each type of jellyfish is found only on the territory of the area is an animal does not apply to pandemic, that is common everywhere.

The largest jellyfish is Cyanea arctica – chosen by a cool North sea. The age of lanei can be identified by its colour – older individuals are covered with brown and red spots; the young specimens are painted in an intense orange color. Continue reading

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Striped Marlin.
Tetrapturus audax (Latin), Striped Marlin (eng), Red marlin (Japan) Distributed in tropical and warm temperate waters of Indian and Pacific oceans. Striped Marlin is pelagic fish and performs seasonal migrations,…

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Food for pond fish - there are plenty to choose from
Pond fish unlike their aquatic counterparts quite demanding on the quality of feed that offers people. For this reason, the feed for these fish should be chosen carefully and deliberately.…

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