Do fish drink water?
Though marine fishes drink a lot of water, their freshwater relatives don't drink nearly anything. The root of this difference lies in the needs of fish to maintain a normal…

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Piranha
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…

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Dangerous fauna of the red sea. What dangerous animals are found in the Red sea?

The red sea is considered one of the most beautiful water places on our planet, but also dangers for health and life in it, too, abound. I will describe the five most dangerous variants encountered personally.

The first SEA URCHINS.

Any tourist first came to the Red Sea can be faced with this problem, and on the first day and at the coast. The sea urchin is very dangerous, it is found in shallow water and the opportunity to step on it very high, very dangerous vadimony view of the needle it reaches ten inches and when it enters the body easily break down, causing severe inflammation, therefore it is advisable to use special rubber shoes.

Second – a very nice fish of LIONFISH.

This fish is very common in the Red Sea and lovers of snorkeling (swimming with a mask and snorkel) often play with them. Do not in any case impossible, it is very poisonous, physical contact with her may lead to fatal outcome even sea predators prefer to avoid this “beautiful monster”. Continue reading

Sharks of the Mediterranean sea

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

The black sea region

The black sea is an inland sea basin of the Atlantic ocean. Interestingly the origin of the name Black sea. Throughout its history it has changed names several times. The ancient Greeks called it the “hospitable sea”, Pontos euxeinos. The Russians called it “Russian” or Partskim. Then for centuries it has been rather eloquent title: the Cimmerian, Holy, Blue, Scythian, Inhospitable, tavryches’ke, Ocean, Tamaron, etc.

About his name there are several hypotheses. I believe that this name was given by Turks: Karaden guise or Black, that is inhospitable. So they called him because of the fierce resistance of the local population, who lived on the black sea coast, which the Turks tried to conquer. Possibly, the Black sea was named because of its characteristic severe storms, during which the sea darkens.

The black sea is one of the almost uninhabited land, on the seas. Life in the sea is concentrated in a narrow coastal strip at shallow depths. Two hundred meters below, water freezes. And yet, in Black sea you can find many interesting creatures. Continue reading