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
Fifty people were injured on one of the beaches of Argentina because of the attacks of a school of hungry palomat . It is a predatory fish, very similar to piranhas.
The victims, almost became lunch for the river monsters to escape the heat, peacefully bathed in the river in the city of Rosario, located in the center of Argentina.
The attack of predatory fish did not go unnoticed. Local rescue services reported that fish suddenly attacked the swimming people and biting their hands and feet, and one seven-year-old girl lost part of a finger.
According to experts, the reason for this aggressive behavior of palomat that often occur on the Parana river, it’s a heat wave in the region. The air temperature in Argentina in the last days was around 40 degrees Celsius. Holidaymakers warned nearby areas, appropriate signs posted.
Of predatory fish. Sharks
The vast majority of predatory fish found in tropical and subtropical areas, but a few species live in the temperate zone. Among large predatory fishes has become best known sharks, twenty families which includes more than 250 species.
The most dangerous to humans are four species of shark is the great white shark . or “man-eater”, reaching a length of 12 meters,
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The depths of the sea a long time attracted humanity with its mysteries. It is home to bizarre creatures: unusual fish, animals, more like plants, and numerous molluscs. Besides, man explored the depths of the sea just five percent, but what we know about sea creatures that will last for many years of hard study. But let’s leave research to the scientists, and they will go to the best aquariums in the world, to get acquainted with their unusual inhabitants.
1 AQWA, Perth, Australia
Australian AQWA aquarium situated on the West of the continent, boasts painstaking restoration of the natural habitat of local underwater inhabitants. Main tank of the aquarium can accommodate up to three million litres of water, so the exotic fish, even the most enormous, is where to turn.
The main attraction here is the transparent tunnel, which stretches for 98 metres. Through its transparent walls, visitors can see schools of fish frolicking under water, watch sea turtles slow and rapid sharks.
The Oceanarium is divided into five sectors, reflecting the marine flora and fauna of different parts of the Australian coast: the Great southern coast, Perth coast, Marmion Marine Park, Shipwreck Coast and Far North. Continue reading