Aquarium fish catfish: the external signs and conditions of detention
There are about 1200 species of catfishes that are divided into 31 families and 150 genera. Typical external characteristics, distribution, conditions of keeping and feeding of catfish, will be discussed…

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Sea dragon, sea dragon, Scorpid
Sea dragon — Trachinus draco Dragon, Scorpid, dragon (no.) Sea dragon - Trachinus draco Sea dragon is the only representative of the family of the Drakensberg (Trachinidae) in the Black…

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In the markets of Kiev sell amazing varieties of frozen fish – FishIndustry – Ukraine fish world

In the markets of Kiev sell amazing varieties of frozen fish

Walking through food markets of Kyiv, it is impossible not to pay attention to the diversity of species of frozen fish sold on the open points. There is a range around the world, ranging from herring and hake and ending with tuna, womera, seaweed and caviar.

Fantasy fish sellers will not leave indifferent person a little razbirauschegosya varieties of ocean fish and fish aquaculture production.

Among the many species first catch the eye: blue hake, Royal hake, silver hake, shrimp, sea catfish, and of course fish elephant.

Now let’s try to decipher what is hidden under these trade names invented by creative sellers of fish.

Let’s start with the diversity of Chekov. In nature is found many species of hake European hake (hake) – Merluccius merluccius, silver hake M. bilinearis, Cape M. capensis. Pacific – M. productus. Chilean M. gayi. new Zealand – M. australis. the Argentine M. hubbsi. M. senegalensis Senegalese. and M. angustimanus. M. albidus. M. polii. M. paradoxus . Continue reading


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

Aquarium fish: goldfish, guppies, swordtail, catfish, gourami, Valuehost, discus, barb

This section is dedicated to aquarium fish . For those who want to have beautiful pet, but loves peace and quiet, the best option is to buy aquarium fish, and can be several. The great variety of breeds will allow to choose those Pets which You enjoy the most – from large and brightly colored and small, grey and inconspicuous. Caring for them would require minimal and, as a rule, the aquarium does not take up much space, so often aquarium fish give birth to even those owners who can’t boast an excess of free time and square meters in the apartment.

However, in recent years it has become fashionable and prestigious to install large aquariums at the offices of major institutions, business centers, trade halls, restaurants, banks etc. the fact of the existence of the aquarium, talks about the fashionableness, the solidity of the institution, that the owners care about both the beauty of the room in which you installed the aquarium and about the psychological condition of its customers, visitors, partners. Continue reading

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The fauna of the Black sea
The flora and fauna of the Black sea is quite diverse, although in recent years, in connection with the anthropogenic activity and has undergone significant changes in its composition and…


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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…