Black aquarium fish: "any color is good if it is black"
Beautifully designed and selected aquarium interesting fish talk about good artistic taste of their owner. Black aquarium fish — an unusual and stylish solution. What kinds of exist in black…

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Interesting facts about Black sea
Was time to leave, but many are now interested to learn something new about our beautiful Black sea. Here are some facts. The black sea is inhabited by 2500 species…

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Rare fish with amazing behavior and unusual appearance
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…

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Barracuda

The Barracuda is very similar to the pike, however, a large Barracuda (Sphyraenidae) and is called a sea pike for her appearance and hunting habits. It is the same long, agile and voracious freshwater predator. Its a bird elongated snout armed with powerful teeth, and front – clico prominent.

These fearsome marine predators are kept in small flocks. Dark back and light belly helps them to blend well even without shelter. Waiting for prey, they often hang at the edge of the coral reef. Hiding, almost not moving, only slightly moving his caudal and ventral fins. Approached the flock of fish barracudas will attack with lightning speed. Each predator chooses only one victim, not paying attention to the others. You can often watch from the water after the fish jump out of the sea pike. After a quick meal of Barracuda once again take a wait.

Barracudas belong to the order of kefalovrisia. Can reach lengths up to 3 m, but usually their size does not exceed 1 m Rod one – barracudas (Sphyraena). There are about 20 species in tropical and subtropical waters of the World ocean. In the Russian seas meet representatives of the two species. Both species are rare. This is S. pinguis (sea of Japan) and melkočešujčatye Sirena S. Sphiraena (Black sea). Puberty in tropical seas Barracuda reach 2-4-m to year of life. The portioned spawning, the floating eggs.

The great Barracuda is typical obiteljski seas. However, most of them are found near the coast of Western Africa. Concentrations of this fish are also near the island of Madagascar, off the coast of Central America and in the seas surrounding the Islands of Indonesia. Known as a particularly aggressive fish. Young specimens barracudas like to stick to the lagoon or shallows, while adults exceeding 8-10 kg, often found on the high seas, near coral reefs or near sandy shores. The record, recorded by the International Association of recreational fishing (JRA) has set January 13, 1952 K. J. W. Hackett, who caught a Barracuda weighing thus 37.64 kg near the capital of Nigeria – Lagos.

About garden ponds
The sound of water in the garden, warm, but bright colors water lilies and hyacinths, a flicker of brilliant backs of the fish among the greenery - all this guarantees…

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Found the largest predator in the history of the planet
Reconstruction of the head Mapusaurus roseae (AP Photo/HO/Rodolfo Coria). Paleontologists Philip Carey (Philip Currie) from the canadian University of Alberta (University of Alberta ), and Rodolfo Coria (Rodolfo Coria) from…

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