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
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