Who to fear on the Red Sea?
Until tempers cool about sharks Bay Sharm El Sheikh, I would like to remind that there in the Red sea is not less dangerous inhabitants. Will tell you about some…

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Catfish Golden – undemanding aquarium fish
Golden catfish (bronze tetras hiding) is a benthic fish of the family of armored. Its name they received because of the unusual coloration that varies from light silver to copper…

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Scorbanova Family (Scorpaenidae)
Representatives of the family Scorpaenidae are widely distributed throughout the tropical seas and temperate. Several species also occurs in Arctic waters. Many scorbanova reach large sizes and are considered commercially…

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Directory of commercial fish

Centrolophidae – Stromateidae – Perciformes

Seriolella porosa, Seriolella punctata Silver warehou, Savorin

length: 67 cm; weight: 3 kg (average 500g); the production season: in bycatch, almost all year round.

Habitat

Savarin inhabits the Eastern Indian ocean (South Australia),South-West Pacific (New Zealand) and Southeast Pacific (Chile).

General information

Savarin (Warehou) – marine fish squad okuneobraznyh, common in tropical and subtropical seas.

Nutritional value

The content of mineral substances and trace elements: potassium (282 mg/100g), phosphorus (200 mg/100g), sodium (100 mg/100g), calcium (20 mg/100g). Continue reading

How do you sleep aquarium fish?

Watching fish in an aquarium, you’d think they never rest or sleep. In the understanding of man, they are in constant motion. However, like all animals, fish periods of active behavior alternate with phases of slowing of physical functions – this is the dream fish.

Dream fish is different from our understanding of sleep. Structural features and habitat not allow the fish to fall into a state in which they would be completely disconnected from reality. In such a state is immersed most mammals during sleep. The fish also during sleep, the brain activity remains unchanged, – they are not able to fall into a state of deep sleep.

This feature and may cause the issue: how do aquarium fish sleep?

Studying the behavior of aquarium fish, you will notice that at certain times the fish are almost motionless, transfixed in the water. This is the sleeping fish. During sleep, the fish usually drift without active movement. But the slightest influence of external factors leads fish into an active state. Continue reading

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 its price was very low, despite excellent taste and nutritional quality. In recent years, due to the sharp increase of the fishing fleet and introduction of intensive methods of production occurred overfishing. The number of herring in the oceans have decreased dramatically.

If in the future the intensity of the herring fishery will increase or even remain at current levels in the coming years, this valuable food fish will become a Museum rarity. Reduction of stocks of herring and concerned consumers and fishermen, but the first sounded the alarm scientists.

The appearance of the herring is well known to everyone, but it is unlikely that the layman can easily distinguish one kind of herring from another: the difference between them for the untrained eye to be insignificant. Species differences are not only in the details of the structure and the size of the fish, much deeper than they differ from each other in biology, numbers, distribution. Therefore, the fishery for mackerel fishes should be strictly subordinated to scientific data, to each type needs special approach. Continue reading

Who to fear on the Red Sea?
Until tempers cool about sharks Bay Sharm El Sheikh, I would like to remind that there in the Red sea is not less dangerous inhabitants. Will tell you about some…

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The inspection found the cause of mass death of fish in the Nikolaev reservoirs
From 11 to 19 June this year, the State ecological inspection in the Nikolaev area repeatedly documented fish kills in the rivers the southern bug, Ingul and the Bugsky estuary.…

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