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The squad catfishes

Atkritumu fish. One dorsal fin. Pelvic fins located on the belly. In the pectoral fins and in most species the dorsal fin is spiny, often jagged rays. Non-rising mouth surrounded by tendrils. The jaws teeth. Body naked or covered with bony plates. Many have an adipose fin.

The inhabitants of the mainly tropical and subtropical freshwaters of South and Central America, Africa and Asia.

The squad consists of 20-30 families and over 1,200 species. 2 family of marine fish.

The Catfish Family – Siluridae

Body naked, elongated. Adipose fin not. The head is flattened, the mouth large, polverini. Dorsal fin short (not more than 5 rays). Anal fin long, not less than 70 rays. These freshwater and brackish-water predatory fish with spring and summer spawning. They live in fresh water in Europe and Asia, in addition to the basin of the Arctic ocean.

The family includes 8 genera, 2 of which are found in our country.

Rod Catfish – Silurus. Antennae 3 pairs. Thorn in the pectoral fin is smooth.

The genus includes 2 species.

Com S. glanis Linne, 1758. Front mandibular barbels shorter than the back. Spiny rays of the pectoral fin is strong (Fig. 110, 1). Reaches a length of 5 m. of residential Forms and the checkpoint form. These fish developed to take care of offspring. Soma build primitive nests from vegetation remnants.Inhabit the waterways of Europe: the Rhine, North to South Finland, and South to Asia Minor. Continue reading

Learn dangerous fishes of the red Sea

The red sea is a unique tropical sea with a variety in beauty and in number the representatives of the underwater world. Its distinguishing feature is that it is located closest to Europe. It is not surprising that in the ports of international tourist centers of Egypt very often you can find comfortable yachts from Germany, Italy, UK, Malta, France, and other countries.

In the waters of the red sea there are over 1250 species of mammals, marine fish, corals, and other inhabitants of sea fauna.

The great Russian artist Bilibin, during his travels through the Red sea, called it “shark soup”.

Red sea, unlike other seas of the world ocean, has practically the same warm water temperature both on the surface and in depth. In the area of the Sudan at a depth of 2870 m recorded water temperature +50° C – that is truly “shark soup”.

Consider the main representatives of the red sea, which you are likely to meet. floating with a mask and snorkel, or diving on the diving:

Lionfish is a genus of marine fish squad skorpenoobraznyh. Got the name because of the numerous ray-like plumage in which there are poisonous glands. The poison in these glands is stored for a long time, even after the death of the fish.

Lionfish are a relaxed lifestyle, come out to hunt at dusk. Live in corals, caves and shallow water. Inadaptats on the hook.

Fish-urchin — sea fish living in Red sea, Indian and Pacific oceans. Named because of the presence of large numbers of spines and spikes. I live near the bottom at depths up to 150 m. fish Meat is considered poisonous. Continue reading

35 tips for cooking fish.

Here You can read 35 tips for cooking fish.

1. When buying fish note: fresh fish sinks in water, stale and splive.

2. Clean the fish very unpleasant: scales badly behind, sticks to the fingers, sprayed on all sides. Therefore it is better to brush in the appropriate bowl (the sink) with cold water.

3. Fish to cut better and easier way:

Clean off the scales and mucus.

If the fish is slippery,and slipping away from the hands, dip fingers in salt and you will be easier to keep it.

4. When cleansed you need to rinse in cold water.

5. To well behind the scales, the fish is lightly wiped with vinegar and wait a few minutes.

6. Difficult to clean the scales of a perch, tench, therefore, scald them or hold for 30 seconds in boiling water, the scales will be easy to separate.

7. Next, cut the belly from head to anus and gut.

8. To remove inside abdomen black film. From the head to remove the gills and eyes. Continue reading

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35 tips for cooking fish.
Here You can read 35 tips for cooking fish. 1. When buying fish note: fresh fish sinks in water, stale and splive. 2. Clean the fish very unpleasant: scales badly…

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