In the World ocean inhabits 180 thousand kinds of animals
According to scientists, man eating fish and other marine animals that uses only 0.02% of the primary production of seas and oceans.
Blood pressure in arthropods 5-10 mm Hg. article on the green frog – about 40, active fish – 65-75, birds and mammals – 120-180.
In rivers of Central Europe is inhabited on average 40-50 species of fish in the Danube – about 70 species, while the Amazon is more than 1 thousand kinds of all kinds of fish.
Many animals are very demanding in terms of ambient temperature. For example, Antarctic fish Trematomus lives at water temperatures of 1.9 O. temperature Fluctuations in their habitat at all times of the year do not exceed 0.1 A. Already at +60 the fish dies. Continue reading
Today discovered and described about 30 thousand species of fish . Some of them can boast of such unusual appearance that it is hard to believe that it is really fish. Some other representatives of these aquatic vertebrates are so rare that they know very little.
The most unusual and rare fishes are often found at great depths (sometimes 300-500 meters under water) and never rise close to the surface. Underwater world conceals many mysteries, many of which have yet to be disclosed .
Blind fish, rock-climbing
Gross sticky lower surface of its large fins allows the fish to climb slippery rocks and held them in conditions of fast currents and even scrambling under waterfalls !
Catfish that lives without water
Donnadoobie from the group of sea devils have a very long lure . which can be up to 10 times longer than the body of the fish. Interestingly, all these creatures swim upside down . but so far none of the scientists really can’t say why. Continue reading
Sharks were returning to the Adriatic sea. Moreover, populations of predators are increasingly encountered in the North, where the sharks never swam. This fact can not please scientists who earlier raised the alarm about the disappearance of sharks from the Adriatic, but can alert tourists – after all, they both have to face with marine life.
About the encounter with the shark in the Northern Adriatic sea the Austrian Times newspaper said a resident of Austria günther Rath, who along with his friend owns a diving school on the Croatian island of Krk.
However, a collision with a shark Rata has left only positive emotions. “It was just amazing. I am now one of the few divers who met with the shark. I was waiting for this meeting,” describes his emotions Rath.
According to him, the meeting took place last week, when he dived with his colleague. “We approached the shark and watched it within seven minutes. This is enough to have time to take pictures,” said RAHT, Austrian Times, showing the pictures. “Neither we nor the animal didn’t panic. Then the shark swam away”, he added. Continue reading