Aquarium marine or freshwater
Before every novice aquarist that decided to save on diving and make your home a magical underwater world, the question is: marine aquarium or freshwater. On the one hand, freshwater…

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A few facts about sharks
he oldest sharks there are over 400 million years, sharks are older than dinosaurs. There are about 350 species of sharks; their size can vary from 15 centimeters to 18…

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Predatory ponds
As pike and perch in our waters are not as widespread as for example carp, information about the waters where they live is of great value to fishermen, especially beginners.…

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Whale sanctuary in the Mediterranean sea

Not all, probably believe that whales live in the Mediterranean sea. And it’s true: cetaceans and basking in such turbulent waters that night and day travel through sea vessels, really are. To see minke whales, dolphins, sperm whales, you just have to sit in the boat and go for a walk in the sea. Of course, marine mammals are very bother the noise of engines, loud music and oil stains. Frightened Dolphin or whale often does not have time to get off the road and stumbled on running at high speed the ship could be lost. People try to save beautiful sea animals and maintain the conditions to which they are accustomed. To do this in the Mediterranean was established whale sanctuary. It is situated between the coast of Italy (Liguria, Sardinia, Tuscany), France and Monaco. On the map the reserve looks like a triangle with an area of 84 thousand sq km, the top of which is the Cape to Find pamariu (near Toulon), Sardinian capes ferro, Falcone Fossò-Carone, on the Western Italian coast, near the border between Tuscany and Lazio. The reserve declared a “special protected area because of its importance for the Mediterranean”. Prevailing in this zone for East-West acts like a vortex that lifts from the depth of layers of plankton. There are also many fish and drugoie, beloved whale. In addition to a huge striped whales within the reserve live dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, dolphins brown, butylone, Risso’s Dolphin and “champion of diving” — the sperm whale, stretching to depths of more than 2 thousand meters

It is interesting to know that…

The largest representative striped whale in the Mediterranean sea — fin. Especially a lot of minke whales in the Western Ligurian sea, but they occur also in the Tyrrhenian, and Ionian seas. The largest minke whales grow to 20 m in length. And most of all in the reserve and the Mediterranean sea striped dolphins.

From the Italian cities of Genoa, Imperia and some other ports I regularly go on the ships depart for the tourists who want to see whale in the Ligurian sea. They are stocking binoculars, and most importantly – patience.

Plankton – small organisms that live in water and on the sea currents. Plankton can be tiny plants – phytoplankton or copepods and other small animals – zooplankton.

What dreams sea fish?
One of the most popular questions is: what dreams sea fish? Dream fish is usually a bad omen: portend failure, trouble, etc. the meaning of the interpretation of the sleep…

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Monster from the depths of the World ocean
Underwater world conceals many mysteries, and the moon mankind has learned better than the bottom of the oceans. Blue in the water column live amazing marine life. The biggest, strongest…

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