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…

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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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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…

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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.

4. Purple tremoctopus (also called “floating octopus”). The male of this species of octopus grows up to 3 cm in length, while females can reach a size of 2 meters. Each female in svoeobraznoe near the mouth there pedeapsa membrane, which she holds in the case of a threat – with its help it becomes more menacing look. Males also protected by the stinging tentacles of jellyfish, which they are using the suction cups.

5. Mixin (or “fish-a witch”). Is considered the most slimy creature on the planet. Home to a mixin in the Mediterranean sea and the North Atlantic. Has an elongated body (45-70 cm), and at the end of the head is the mouth-hole with multiple antennae. These predators feed on weakened fish guts, attacking the victim with a powerful, sharp language. In addition, the mixin is able to be released from capture by other predators, curled in a knot and moving the knot along the body.

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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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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