Dangerous sea creatures

Actually sharks, except for a few species, and a total of more than 250, do not attack people. Just behave and other toothy predators of the sea-giants. But we are not talking about them.

Most dangerous marine animals found among small, often inconspicuous or, conversely, very bright and colorful marine life. These completely harmless looking creatures produce the strongest, sometimes deadly poisons. Scientists count about 500 species of poisonous fishes, 93 species of venomous coelenterates animals, 91 species of mollusks, and 26 species of echinoderms. But do not succumb to fear. Poisonous marine animals affect humans, usually in self-defence when he disturbed or careless movement will hurt them.

One of the most toxic and also the ugliest of marine animals – fish-stone. It is also called bugorkami or borodavchenko. This creature with a total length of 15-20 centimeters, with an ugly big head, small eyes and a large mouth with prominent lower jaw forward. Naked, without scales, brownish-brown, Continue reading

Top 10 Most dangerous and poisonous inhabitants of the seas and oceans

The ocean and its underwater world and attracts and frightens. It covers most of the Earth’s surface. And in 2008, was determined the exact date of the celebration of world oceans day on June 8. So, let’s celebrate and protect the wildlife that lives there. Among a huge variety of fish, shellfish, turtles and the like, there are some species that are striking for their forms, colors. Their appearance, slays outright. It makes you want to Pat them. But, their beauty is deceptive. Many of them are dangerous to humans because they have a poisonous weapon that is hidden behind an attractive appearance (not like earth life?). The result was a list of poisonous inhabitants of the seas and oceans.

No. 10. The Scorpion or sea ruff

They live in the Black, and Japanese seas, in the warm latitudes of the World ocean. Very interesting coloration of these fishes, and on the body and fins shapeless outgrowths, which have poisonous glands. They spent his adult life swimming at the bottom. A normal residence Scorpion fish, this seaweed and rocks, where well camouflaged, due to its unusual coloring. Continue reading

Cat shark

Cat shark, or scyllium, is a medium – sized species of sharks that inhabit the waters of the Atlantic ocean. It is a mostly nocturnal predator of unusual color.

The name of the shark was due to the similarity of the shape of the head with cats. They are quite mobile and maneuverable. This is the most active and popular sharks in the warm waters of seas in tropical regions.

The meat of this shark species is edible and is often used in exotic cooking.

Short description

There are several species of sharks, which are United the same morphological features.

The size of the fish does not exceed one meter. The weight varies from 1 to 1.5 kilogram. Continue reading