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