The active exploration of the underwater world started relatively recently — in the middle of the last century. For this purpose it was necessary to invent the sonar, scuba, submersibles… How many surprises were in the depths of the sea! The diversity of life forms is staggering. Before you ten most charming, strange, scary and rare fish, which were found to mankind.
Hairy monkfish. Opened in 1930. Very strange and scary fish that live deep at the bottom, where there is no sunlight — 1 km and deeper. To lure the inhabitants of the deep sea uses a special glowing growth on the forehead, around the characteristic detachment udenstvertne. Due to the special metabolism and extremely sharp teeth he can eat everything that comes, even if the victim is at times more and is a predator. Propagated by no less strange than it looks and feeds — due to the extremely harsh conditions and the rarity of the fish, male (ten times smaller females) is attached to the flesh of his lady and all the necessary transfers through the blood.
Plasence. Opened in 1884. These sharks are superficially much more like a strange sea snake or eel than his closest relatives. The frill-neck shark Gill openings, of which there are six on each side, covered with skin folds. Along with the shark-brownie is one of the rarest sharks on the planet. Known no more than one hundred ekzemplyarov fish. They studied very poorly. Continue reading
Red sea closest to Europe, from any European city to him just a few hours of summer. In the Northern regions has created a favorable environment for the development of coastal settlements, and two villages, Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, have become a small resort town, offering visitors a pleasant and comfortable stay. The sea has a lot to offer.
Red sea – a length of 2350km and width of 350km at the widest part (in the area of Eritrea) – like a long tube connects the Mediterranean sea with the Indian ocean. ( Figure No. 1 “the Red sea”) the Fauna of the red sea belongs to the Indo-Pacific region. Despite the variability of the seabed in different parts of the sea, its fauna is more or less homogeneous.
In the Gulf of Aqaba, the sea depth in several places reaches you, but the shore is sandy, with coral formations and is not very rich in vegetation, which is becoming more diverse as we move South. The southern part of the Sinai Peninsula is considered one of the beautiful places on the Red sea and RAS Mohammad, the southernmost part of one of the ten best beaches in the world for scuba diving. ( Figure No. 2 “the Sinai Peninsula”)
Nearby is the small fishing village of Sharm El-Sheikh, prevratilsya well-equipped tourist resort. Hurghada, located on the Egyptian red sea coast, has also become a tourist centre. Continue reading
At the mention of the dangers of tropical seas anyone remembers immediately about sharks (a), as if the only purpose of their life is hunting for divers in order to satisfy their insatiable appetite, in some places, sharks very much, but it’s far from those satanic creatures, which gives us our imagination.
Photographers trying to take pictures of sharks up close, know very well that at the slightest attempt to approach the sharks, they swim away. Really, dangerous animals are rare, but at the meeting, they always attack. In addition, we should not forget that sharks are strong predators, standing at the head of the food chain of the underwater world that they are very functionally arranged and very aggressive when attacking.
Therefore, when bathing in such waters should be excluded the following risky actions: being on the surface of the water don’t need to beat on her arms and legs (resembling a wounded fish), you should not swim in the Harbor, and muddy waters, to hunt with a harpoon gun (vibration and blood attract and excite sharks), dive at night in shark and try to offer them food. If you are a shark comes, do not rush to their heels: turn around to face her, but your behavior is to stay calm. Continue reading