Sea catfish
Ordinary som is one of the largest freshwater fish. Inhabits Europe in the basins of the Caspian, Black, Azov and Aral seas, and here in the basin waters of the…

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Red sea, Egypt. Underwater world and the inhabitants of the red sea, fish, map sea
Why is the sea red? The etymology of the name "Red sea" to the end is still not clear. The most common opinion is the presence of water reddish-brown color.…

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The most beautiful fish of the ocean.

Mandarin ducks – very tiny colorful fish that live near coral reefs located in the Western regions of the Pacific ocean. The name “Mandarin” she received, thanks to the colorful pattern that resembles the robe of a Chinese Mandarin. This fish is a bottom dweller. It secretes a mucus toxic substances, and that, in turn, envelops her body, and Mandarin ducks becomes toxic to most predators.

Mandarin fish amazing colors

Lionfish – this underwater inhabitant of one of the most poisonous underwater representatives in the waters of the ocean. His spikes with poison she uses only in self-defense. For people it absolutely not deadly poison. The sphere of their habitats near coral reefs or in rocky crevices of the Indo-Pacific regions.

Lionfish poisonous, the representative of ocean

Hologenic – gastropod mollusk inhabitant of the Pacific bottom. It has a fantastic view of color and color patterns on the body surface. Continue reading

Bright tropical fish, corals, anemones, sponges, starfish

Bright tropical fish, corals, anemones, sponges, starfish and many other marine mansions await you in Water parks “Xel-Ha” and “Xcaret”, in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya. In the Park “Xcaret” you will be able to see more than 5,000 species of marine life while diving in the Caribbean sea and 500 species of fish, shellfish and marine animals kept in aquariums and pools in which the water is pumped directly from the Gulf of Mexico.

Ecological Park “Xel-Ha” is the largest natural aquarium in the world with fresh water, which is constantly nourish the underground river coming to the surface current on the shore and in the Bay, where their waters mingle with the salty ocean currents. This combination of water creates a unique environment in which live fresh-water or marine fish.

Some ecosystems you will be able to see in the Park “Xcaret”, so complex that they managed to recreate only a few aquariums in the world. Continue reading

Dangerous inhabitants of the sea

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

The most terrible in the world of sea creatures
In the seas and oceans live the most unusual and alien beings on Earth. And some of them look very scary... 1. Fish-frog . Found in the Atlantic, Indian and…


Shark catfish: the mini-shark in your aquarium
Pangasius is not only a delicious lunch. Siamese pangasius, aka shark or catfish shark aquarium is also a kind of aquarium fish. Those who want to have in your aquarium…