Seahorse refers to ray-finned fish. Forms a genus in which there are 54 species. They live in shallow waters in tropical and subtropical marine waters worldwide. In the Pacific ocean are found from North to South America. In the Atlantic from Nova Scotia and further South. There is a colony at the mouths of the European rivers. For example, in the Thames. Three species live in the Mediterranean sea.
Body length varies from 1.5 to 35 cm External appearance resembles a chess knight. The skin is thin and stretched bony plates in the form of rings. Each type have their number of rings. The neck is flexible and well expressed. For seahorses is characterized by vertical rather than horizontal movement in the water. They tremble dorsal fin and pectoral fins behind the eyes.
This is the most slow swimming fish in the world. Their top speed is 2-1,5 km/h. Caudal fin not. These bad swimmers most of the time are stationary, hooked prehensile tails for marine vegetation. Snout long and tubular end stigma. It works like a pipette, drawing the food along with water. Eyes have the ability to move, independently from each other. Continue reading
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 Arctic ocean soma will not meet.
Catfish live in well-heated by the sun water bodies with slow current. Gray-brown with greenish stains a powerful the body may reach 4 meter length, the weight comes to 360 kg.
The catfish belly is light gray or white. In General, the color depends on the environment an ordinary catfish, and can be from yellow-gray to dark gray and even almost black.
The naked body of a common catfish thickly covered with mucus. He has a large head, broad and rounded snout with a huge mouth in which small and very sharp teeth. Eyes are small, like tiny beads. Upper jaw shorter than lower jaw. Continue reading
On this page You will get complete information on goldfish.
Today there are several dozen varieties and breeds of goldfish. The body shape of common goldfish resembles a goldfish. The main difference between the Golden fish from its wild ancestor is the Golden color of her torso, which may vary from Golden yellow to red.
One of the breeds of goldfish, the comet has an elongated body and very long fins. Its two-bladed tail fin has a deep neckline. The other species – shubunkin, body shape as the common goldfish, only more rounded and some elongated fins. Scales it transparent. Coloring goldfish breed shubunkin can be varied: red, yellow, white, blue, blue, or purple. Valuehost has a short egg-shaped body and an unusual configuration of the tail, divided into two halves: right and left. Standing upright dorsal fin of this fish is large enough. Oranda looks a lot like vualehvostki, but unlike him, has on the head a specific fat build-up. Livingonlove notable for the fact that the dorsal fin is not present. The telescope has a strongly bulging eyes, protruding sideways about five inches.All goldfish have fairly large dimensions, in length, they can reach thirty centimeters. Continue reading