Sharks of the Mediterranean sea comprise about 47 species, 16 of them reach about three meters in length, and 15 species are considered potentially dangerous to humans. Among them are the white shark, considered the most dangerous of all. In other places, she usually eats everything what is on its way, but here she was acting towards people is very peaceful, preferring tuna.
Being an inland sea of the Atlantic ocean, the Mediterranean sea is distinguished by slow circulation of water masses and, consequently, slow the rate of exchange of waters of the Mediterranean sea with the Atlantic ocean, which makes a significant contribution to the maintenance of a constant temperature year-round. This circumstance creates ideal conditions for the existence of sharks. Continue reading
Among the fish, horror at the man, the most terrible is the white shark. But no less chilling stories to tell about the little fish-the piranha. In many legends she is able to strip a large animal in just half an hour. Only the water gets a drop of blood, piranha transforms into a crazed demon who hits on anything that he comes across.
Here it is — the famous and legendary piranha. A small fish, only some 20 cm, with purple (female) or blue-black (male) color. Can also be olive-silver or bright red. Nice fish? Believe me, it’s no longer be the case. Piranha known reputation of bloodthirsty fish. Just look at her strong jaw with many sharp, pyramidal teeth.
The name itself is fraught with danger. The word “piranha” is borrowed from South American Indians and means “sharp-toothed demon.” Indeed, the teeth they terrible. Jaw muscles are so developed that the piranha can to shave off the smallest piece. She does not tear the prey, and cut it in pieces, like a surgeon with a scalpel. The teeth are very sharp, no thick skin no protection. Adult piranha can bite a stick or a human finger. Piranha can even bite through steel. Piranhas are especially dangerous during the spawning season, when fish pair first, and later one male, guarding a clutch of eggs. Continue reading
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