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
The explanation of the appearance of fish aquarium in every home are different. Some people prefer calming the turbulence in the aquarium, silent creatures, someone lost at the insistent request of her younger child.
There are even those who decide that the aquarium is missing in their almost perfect interior, some follow a General fashion, involving the mandatory presence of the aquarium, or listen to the recommendations of the Eastern teachings of Feng Shui, which promises in this case the material welfare of the inhabitants of the house .
Unfortunately, in most cases, newbies buy first either visually pleasurable aquarium. or any favourite fish. As a result, the aquarium may be too large or too small for new residents, or militant types of fish will destroy more than harmless small fish and algae. There are a number of conditions that must be met not only for the comfortable existence of fishes, but also for their life – the violation immediately leads to death. 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
Underwater world and its inhabitants (underwater civilization that exists parallel to ours) – Earth before the flood: disappeared continents and civilizations
From legend to reality — one step. Underwater civilization in the legends, stories and eyewitness accounts
After the disasters. destroyed the majority lived on the earth reasonable creatures, that they, apparently, long been the main driving force of evolution and progress. Judging by the preserved fragments of the “History of Babylon” the Babylonian priest and historian Beros, who lived in IV—III centuries BC nevative and annedoti have been very supportive and people and taught them the basics of civilization: writing, science, building cities and temples, agriculture, metal processing etc. They come out from under the water under the reign of different “Babel”, “the Assyrian” and “Chaldean” kings. Their contacts with people, according to the testimony of the ancient Greek philosopher Apollodorus (about B. C. 180 — after 120 BC) and disciple of Aristotle Abiden, lasted for 432 thousands of years. Continue reading
GLASS CATFISH (Indian glass catfish, Kryptopterus bicirrhis; Cuvier et Valenciennes) — in length reaches 10 cm Its second name — som-Ghost — fish received for the transparency of his body. Visible skeleton and all internal organs. Body strongly elongate and flattened laterally. The dorsal fin is extremely small and is located immediately behind the head; below the head is deeply cut almost to the caudal fin extends continuously oscillating, crystal clear anal fin. In the reflected light of the fish glisten all colors of the rainbow, at the same time, remaining so transparent that through them are visible for the fish items.
In addition to transparency, the glass catfish is distinguished by a long anal fin, a pair of long antennae on the upper jaw, small dorsal fin (from one beam) and the position of the head body to the surface.
Glass catfish (Kryptopterus bicirrhis Cuvier u. Valenciennes) lives in South-East Asia, the Great Sunda Islands, Java, Sumatra and Borneo. Continue reading