Carp. Types of carp. Record-breaking carp.
Class: ray-finned fish Order: Cypriniformes Family: Carp Gender: Carp Dorsal fin long, pharyngeal teeth single-row. The body high with the thick back, moderately compressed from sides. Scales large and smooth…

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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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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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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

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

Plaice

Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) is a fish of flatfish family.

Flounder is a common name for several species of marine flat fish. Different from other fish very flattened body and location of the eye on one side. Lives on the seabed, some go in the river.

Flounder has oval body, length 25-40cm, small and smooth scales, a crest of bone mounds (mounds 4 to 7) from the eye to the beginning of the lateral line. Eyes often located on the right side. The dorsal fin begins over upper eye. Color: ocular side brown, with reddish or yellow-orange spot in adults, often with light edging; blind side is white, sometimes with dark spots.

Found in the North-East Atlantic, from the White sea to South Portugal, the North sea; the Western Mediterranean sea. Most often over sandy bottom, in the North-East Atlantic from the coastal zone up to 200 m in the Western part of the Mediterranean sea up to 400 m depth. In the sea of Japan (Tatar Strait, between the Gulf of DeKastri and G. Alexander). Also penetrates into brackish water estuaries and lagoons in search of food. Continue reading

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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Dangerous for human inhabitants of the red sea
Going on vacation to Egypt, it should be remembered that in the Red sea is home to many dangerous species of fish and shellfish and that your vacation turned into…

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