What sharks eat?
Among the modern sharks should first be noted epipelagic planktophagous of being the largest members of the superorder, class, and all living groups participatng animals. These giants feed on similar…

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All about aquarium fish
There are several types of aquarium fishes and each of them has its own character. Some fish are majestic and ambitious, others may be selfish and lonely, still others sullen…

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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…

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Shark attacks in Egypt

Egypt is one of the most developed tourist destinations in the world. As tourism is the main source of income for the state budget, for the country in the first place it is important to ensure the safety of its many tourists during their vacation. Egypt is washed by 2 seas Red and Mediterranean, home to several species of marine predators, such as sharks. Despite the fact that shark attacks in Egypt, a rather rare occurrence, still it is recommended to follow the rules of conduct both in water and on land.

Are there sharks in Egypt?

Many tourists, going on a beach holiday on the coast of this country, asking: are there sharks in Egypt? As the Red sea is warm enough and has access to the ocean, its waters have long been known for sharks. However, their number is on the coast of Egypt is quite small. In addition, most species of marine predators that can be found in local waters are not cannibals. Continue reading

What sharks eat?

Among the modern sharks should first be noted epipelagic planktophagous of being the largest members of the superorder, class, and all living groups participatng animals. These giants feed on similar to baleen whales, filtering thousands of cubic meters of water through a “net launcher”. which has become Horny Gill stamens of these sharks. Remaining in the oral cavity Maso and Munro – plankton (except for especially large objects) and serves as food sharks planktophagous. Just today there are three such shark: giant whale, which the inhabitants of epipelagial, and largemouth tending to mesopelagial, for depths greater than 150 m.

whale shark

These sharks differ from individuals of other species by a number of morphological features associated with the specifics of the production of food. First of all here should stay on the morphology of the Gill apparatus sharks planktophagous, Except a kind of Gill rakers, they have a very large mouth, largemouth and whale sharks is almost final. Epipelagic sharks-planktology filter huge amounts of water and thus receive the necessary amount of food in places of mass accumulations of planktonic organisms,so the whale and especially of basking sharks clearly feed migration. Continue reading

Fishing on the pond

Few people know the difference, the difference in the words “the pond”, “lake”, “reservoir”, meanwhile, the understanding of each of these words leads to understanding fishing in these places, eventually, to success, to the fish.

What is the difference between fishing on a pond from fishing, say the reservoir ?

To begin with, the pond and the reservoir is, in any case, artificial water features, while the lake is actually a naturally occurring body of water.

The pond is always created for human needs. Goals can be different: irrigation of any land, often fields, water, for sanitary or service needs and, of course, for fish farming.

Differences between the pond and the reservoir are enclosed in the volume of water contained in each water body. It is considered that if it to 1 million cubic meters of water, this body of water is called a pond, if more than a million – reservoir. That would not get lost in the numbers, imagine an artificial reservoir in the length and width of 600 meters and an average depth of 2 meters, this would be considered a pond, if the average depth is 4 meters – that is the reservoir. Continue reading

Freshwater sharks
Most fatal collisions of man with bull shark was not in the sea and in fresh waters. Bull sharks inhabit, for example, in the lake Nicaragua. The Spaniards who first…

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All about aquarium fish.
Brief description: Compact and at the same time volumetric Atlas-guide includes information on more than 1000 species and varieties of freshwater fish that can be seen in aquariums around the…

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