These prickly predators lurk among the rocks, under the seaweed, and, like all bottom fish, change color to the color of their environment, can quickly lighten or darken depending on light conditions. Hide the Scorpion and numerous outgrowths, spikes and leathery tentacles that transforms her into one of the stones is covered with marine vegetation. Therefore, it is difficult to notice, and she relies on his “invisible” presence that floats (or rather, flies away like a bullet from a gun!) only if you approach it closely. Sometimes you can even touch – but this is exactly what not to do – that’s enough! Interesting, lying on the surface of the water and breathing through a tube, watch the Scorpion fish hunting…
The wounds from the spikes Scorpion fish cause burning pain, the injections is red and swollen, then malaise, fever, and your stay is for a day or two interrupted. If you have suffered from thorns ruff – contact your doctor. Wounds should be treated, as ordinary scratches. Continue reading
Part 4. Stabbing fish.
Resting on the sea and face under water with all its inhabitants, man can become damaged from some dangerous fishes, having on his body of the poisonous spines. In addition, eating particular fish, you need to be sure that the meat is not poisonous. While poisoning from meat fish, need to know how to neutralize him.
The Scorpion. Scorpion fish live in tropical and temperate zones, but are also found in Arctic waters. The family of skorinova includes about 330 species of fish. Most of the scorpaenidae are able to masquerade as the surrounding background, changing color, and use of poisonous dorsal spines for protection from enemies. Live in shallow waters, near rocky coasts, in shallow bays, at depths not exceeding $ 100 M.
Fish-dogs. Belong to the order skalozubov (Tetraodontoidea). More than 90 known species of these fish. Different from other the ability to swell. They swallow large quantities of water or air. Individual species are able to bite severely, but the main danger is the meat of the fish-dog. Prepared incorrectly, this fish can cause instant death, as in her skin and internal organs contain a strong neurotoxin. When gutting the insides emit a fetid smell. Continue reading