Butterfish
When we read the price tag on "butterfish", we don't always know what we buy, then what under the trade name "butterfish" are hidden very different between fish from the…

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FAO - News article: Sharks of the Mediterranean and the Black sea on the verge of extinction
"Serious consequences" threatened marine ecosystems Black tip sharks are threatened in the Mediterranean sea. The population of sharks in the Mediterranean and Black sea declined drastically over the last two…

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The most undemanding aquarium fish useful tips
Decided to have an aquarium? Aquarium fish – wonderful Pets, quiet and very beautiful. Getting to know them better to begin cautiously, picking up the most unpretentious kinds. Because the…

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Diseases of pond fish. Aeromonosis (rubella)

Aeromonosis (German measles) is a disease that causes hemorrhagic inflammation of the skin, accompanied by ulceration, and visceral and abdominal dropsy.

Pathogen — Aeromonas punctate. This movable rod with a polar flagellum, is a facultative aerobe. Spores and capsules do not form it.

Ehpizootologicheskaja data. Sick aeromonosis carp, carp, silver and Golden crucian carp, tench, bream, roach, especially under the age of 2 years.

The disease is widely distributed in fish farms European countries, the USA, and also in the CIS and the Russian Federation. It usually occurs in the spring and summer (may—June). Fish kills there may be up to 25-90%.

The source of the pathogen are sick individuals, individuals-microporosity. Continue reading

Monkfish or fish with a flashlight

Monkfish, monkfish or European (lat. Lophius piscatorius) is a predatory fish squad udenstvertne. The name “monkfish” this was due to a very unattractive appearance.

The fish is edible. The meat is white, dense and boneless. Especially popular are “monkfish” in France.

Body length up to 2 meters, often 1-1. 5 meters. Weight — up to 20 kilograms or more. The anglerfish’s body naked, covered with numerous leathery outgrowths and osseous tubercles. On both sides of the head, on the edge of the jaw and lips fringed hanging shreds of skin, wiggling in the water, like algae, making it barely visible on the ground.

Body flattened, compressed in dorso-ventral direction. Head flat, broad, flattened on top, with approximately two-thirds of the length of the whole body. Continue reading

Which fish to put in 70-liter. the aquarium?
amphiprion - because marine fish (clown fish). you what? and the Malawians - freshwater. for Malawians need a large space of the bottom - and therefore, a large displacement is…

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Fish species recommended for cultivation in garden pondsх
People have long been fond of fishing. Currently, many anglers prefer to breed the fish in their garden ponds. Preference is given to several kinds: Three-spined stickleback is very aggressive…

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