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
Mediterranean sea. Diving . at the bottom of the sea lay the wrecks and grow entire coral Islands pale green, bright red and purple flowers. Amidst this splendor, you can find a huge amount of marine life, from small colourful barbs to the weird octopus and large turtles.
Dangerous inhabitants . these waters were chosen sharks, including the most unfriendly white. To the beaches they don’t come close, but, nevertheless, it is necessary to observe safety measures: do not swim far from shore in the open sea to stay away from schools of fish. Sometimes swim to the shore barracudas — foot-tall toothy fish greenish color. But, as a rule, people they only attack in murky or dark water, where moving the swimmer to perceive for floating fish.
Fishing . possible trophies — mullet, sea minnow, rock bass, tuna, sargus, Barracuda. Temperature: in summer +20-22°C in winter to +16-18°C.
Purity . the water is so clear you can see rocks and big fishes at the depth of 30-40 meters. The clean sea off the coast of Greece and Crete.
The composition of the water . the salt concentration is 36-39%. The unique composition of minerals, salts and iodine is ideal for thalassotherapy treatments. But immediately after bathing, it is recommended to take a shower. Continue reading
Us always attracted by exotic countries and Islands, with white beaches and clear warm waters. But you have no idea how dangerous can be your next swim. Speaking of danger, we immediately imagine a shark with a huge jaw, and strive to swallow some of the diver. Meanwhile, a greater threat are they, and little marine killer, which at first glance is completely harmless. At the moment scientists can name about 500 species of poisonous fish, 93 species no less venomous coelenterates, echinoderms 26 species and 91 species of mollusks that await bathers in the coastal zone.
Among Russian tourists very popular Red and Mediterranean seas. In them there are sharks, stingrays and poisonous fish. But, as a rule, they avoid coastal areas and customers can be calm. As for the Chinese Islands, the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and other seas, oestrogenicity. Since we are not talking about huge terrifying marine predators, and about nondescript or Vice versa incredibly beautiful creatures, which at first glance does not come any danger.
One such fish is the stonefish or verrucosa . It rightly can be attributed to marine killers. Borodavchenko difficult to see as it really looks like stone. All the body of the fish is covered with scales and bumps and growths. Sometimes it can decorate brown stripes and spots. The stonefish is rarely more than 20 cm long, it has a disgusting big head, small eyes and a large mouth with massive, jutting jaw. From the dorsal fin sticking out poisonous thorns. Killer loves to dig in the sand, so a diver could easily come to fish and to prick of thorns. Continue reading