Spotted catfish is the most popular decorative representative large-scale armored catfish. This is a very hardy, strong and peace-loving fish-worker, which is easily diluted.
The content of the article
The history and description of the breed
The content of fish in the aquarium has continued for a century. For the first time this breed was registered in Paris in 1876. Remarkably, this pet was the first of those who are able to build and start to keep in captivity. In nature these fish live in shallow water, near coastal strip. They do not like fast currents and depths.
Comfortable conditions for fish are in the presence of a velvety silty soils and relatively high temperature environment. The traditional Constitution of the body – surround convex back and flat abdomen.
Bone specimens are in the form of plates, resembling shingles, which are flush with each other. That is why the breed belongs to the family of crustacea. The vast majority of this breed of fish is missing scales. Continue reading
Of great interest to researchers are the mysteries of the deep sea. Several generations of scientists, trying to see if dwelling in the water basins of our planet intelligent beings. And this is not surprising because nearly 70% of our planet is covered by water, and mankind knows so little about life in this environment.
And it is natural that researchers try as far as possible to penetrate through the water and look into the mysteries of the deep sea . Some researchers, voicing their opinions about the mystery of the seas, suggest that there may be intelligent beings dwell. It would be surprising if evolution is not generated in this environment own civilization — according to the researchers.
What gives the researchers a reason to assume. under terrible pressure, in the darkness and silence of the seabed, can be inhabited by a mysterious and intelligent ikhtiandry? It will have to turn to the words of eyewitnesses, often people military specialty. They are the ones who mostly have to deal with the unknown inhabitants of the seas.
Of course, most of this record 10-30 years ago, when witnesses of anomalous phenomena in the sea, to our time resigned. And today, they can tell what they faced on the open sea. After all, in our time, informatsioonogo kind, is overseen by the relevant services. Continue reading
Black seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) is a wonderful creation of nature. In previous years this extraordinary creature could easily be seen in the coastal areas of the Crimean beaches of the South-Western part of the Black sea and the Kerch Strait, most of the Crimean coast. Exotic look of a sea horse was the cause of its almost complete disappearance, because only a very lazy Spa visitor didn’t take home a fun souvenir of the black sea. And the demand gave rise to increase the production of souvenir…
Now the status of a sea horse, by which he dwells in the red book of Ukraine – a vulnerable species. In 1980-90-ies were caught with hundreds of thousands of individuals skate, recreational areas almost disappeared, so in 1994 the black sea seahorse included in the Red book of Ukraine, its catch was forbidden.
If you look at mythology, we can see that the sea God Neptune rode in a chariot drawn by sea horses. “Horse” he was small in stature – not more than 30 centimeters, and the dwarf members of this genus have long, or tall, just 3 inches. The unusual body shape of this creature actually resembles a horse, but rather the figure of a horse from chess. Continue reading