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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The blue Marlin
The blue Marlin is one of the largest fish in the world ocean. It can weigh up to 800 kg, with a length average body length of 200 to 300…

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Marine aquarium maintenance fish marine aquarium
The content of the fish in a saltwater aquarium can be very challenging. Maintenance of the necessary salinity of the water and a sufficiently high oxygen level in it even…

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Aquarium fish catfish

This species belongs to the family of Armored catfish, Callichthyidae or Kalligrafie This family is included in the squad SOMO-shaped (Siluriformes). Members of the family — small fish that live in the waters of southern

The distinguishing characteristic of this family of two rows careerealism bone plates on the sides of the body. Records act as a kind of carapace – which is a good kind of protection from enemies, predators.

Around small mouth armored catfishes placed three pairs of small antennae. Do aquarium catfish swimming bladder is arranged difficult, it also fulfils partly the function of the lungs. Because of this fish from time to time rise in the aquarium to the water surface and take a breath.

Aquarium fish catfish

Homeland — South America (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay). Continue reading

A FAMILY OF PERCH

Schooling predatory fish. Body oblong, laterally compressed, dark green on the back, mother-of-pearl with visible brown-black vertical stripes on the sides (usually 8-10 pieces), light ventral. This famous painting of all makes of perch easily recognizable fish. The fins are tinged with yellow and dark spots, in a large part are klinovidnye sharp teeth, issuing a clear predator, between which are still small. Sometimes there are very dark pike, after spawning some of the perches can make a darker color.

Biggest pike takes 1st place in his squad. Usually they reach several kilograms in large rivers, as a rule, there are fish bigger, sometimes can be caught a really giant specimens weighing up to 20 kg and more.

Pike prefer clean, oxygen-rich space, avoids shallow silty and overgrown ponds. Therefore, it occurs most often in large and medium rivers and large lakes that has a message with these rivers. Zander loves strong places — pits, gravel bottom. Major pike kept in isolation, most of the year conducting at great depths in the pits, whirlpools. In shallow waters closer to the shore he goes tolkovo the time of spawning and in pursuit of fish. But small filets de Perche (one, two) held mainly in shallow water the flocks, and flocks can reach quite large numbers. Continue reading

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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…

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How fish breathes?
Hundreds of thousands of years ago, long before the appearance on Earth of man, the oceans already swam fish. At that time they were the most highly developed creatures. Since…

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