Everyone knows what a great white shark, but only a few know that she has another name, namely carcharodon . It is not only the largest shark but also the most blood-thirsty of all members of this genus. The adult can grow up to 8 meters. Many people call it “white death” because these predators often attack swimmers.
The shark lives in warm or temperate waters of the World ocean, and swims at a depth of about 30 meters. Spin shark is not white, but rather grey, but sometimes grey. Her abdomen dirty white color, while the dorsal fin is black. Only large specimens are completely lead-white.
Most often the great white shark looking for a prey, slowly cruising around the sea surface. Due to the fact that she has poorly developed eyesight, she goes hunting in the daytime. Continue reading
Leaving for a vacation on Cyprus, we are looking forward to the moment when he will be able to soak up the sunshine and swim in the sea. But sometimes it happens that a long-awaited vacation can ruin an unexpected meeting with some sort of inhabitant of marine coastal waters. Who and where can be found in Cyprus, will tell our article.
Speaking about the beaches in General, remember that beaches can give you a “surprise”, because that’s what these places are the favorite for many marine species coastal zone. Rocky shore, warm water, algae is what attracts a variety of creatures.
Let’s start our list of “dangers” in the water with polychaetes – worms of fire the Mediterranean sea. They look rather nice and bright and can reach a length of more than 35 centimeters. The greatest danger of meeting with them is poison in the long bristles of these animals. Continue reading
Marine aquarium, a vessel for keeping marine animals and plants. Is usually large in size (200 litres), as its inhabitants usually larger than the inhabitants of freshwater aquariums. Compared to freshwater marine aquarium is more time-consuming in use, since the secret of the successful maintenance of marine fish is the maintenance of conditions corresponding to their natural habitat.
Often contain well-dressed inhabitants of tropical coral reefs. It is interesting to contain cold-water marine life. Such an aquarium should be in the summer especially cool. Sea water is prepared artificially by division or from commercially available ready mixes for marine aquariums. It must have a salinity of 30-35. pH of 8.0 to 8.4, temperature depending on the content types. You need a constant control of temperature, pH, density (measured by hydrometer) and water salinity. Continue reading