10 facts about the Black sea
In honor of the coming of the pores of the holidays we offer to your attention a selection of interesting facts about the Black sea. The first mention of the…

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Adriatic sea: the sharks, but not many
In the Adriatic sea is inhabited by sharks, however, some time ago, experts began to literally sound the alarm that they had disappeared. What sharks live here However, in the…

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Man-eating sharks are operating in tandem

A team of international experts, who arrived at the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh after a few cases of shark attacks on humans, concluded that the coast, swim at least two predators that used to eat human flesh.

This opinion was voiced by experts after carefully studying the nature of the wounds on the bodies of the victims from shark tourists. According to them, the predator even belong to different species. If Russians and Ukrainians attacked korotkaia Mako, the deaths of German women over the weekend blame white tip reef shark. According to scientists, this is the worst scenario that they assumed, as one individual it would be much easier to catch.

While biologists believe that the Cougars, who were recently caught off the coast of the red sea, the people did not attack. It turns out that the shark-killers are still on the outside.

Meanwhile, scientists are trying to understand why fish that very rarely attack people, to change their behaviour. According to the expert from the United States, Director of the Florida program for shark research George Burgess, now the coast is examined in order to find any violations of ekosistemy the red sea. Continue reading

Oceanic nekton

The ocean abounds with excellent swimmers who, in the words of the famous German nineteenth-century biologist Ernest Haeckel, “free to find their own way”. They can resist the strong current of water and to choose their own way, different from the animals of the plankton. The combination of these actively swimming animals E. Haeckel called the nekton, which means “floating”. Technically, the nekton are aquatic snakes, birds, and animals, but here we will talk only about the two groups of nektonic organisms — the fish and cephalopod molluscs.

Important nektonic animals adaptations to life in the water column of the ocean, according to Professor Yuri Aleev are maintaining the body in a suspended state, creating a driving force, reducing the resistance of the counter flow of water, control the movement of the body, as well as in the ability to disguise and protection. Continue reading

Sea horse in the aquarium

Before you start seahorses, carefully familiarize yourself with the basic rules of care.

Often aquarists are looking for a small ecosystem of some unusual animals. We like to add to their aquariums animals with vivid coloration, unusual behavior, or freakish body shape. No animals do not fit this description better than seahorses. Seahorses – the holders of the truly mythical body shape: consobrina head is wonderfully combined with the reinforced, curved body. These are truly fantastic creatures are very interesting to watch, but if you prepare properly in advance, then keep them in an aquarium is no more difficult than any other fish. Today I will try to dispel some myths about the seahorses, common among aquarists, as well as talk about the basic requirements for creating a suitable for seahorses environment, so that even the beginners had the opportunity to watch these amazingly beautiful animals at home. Continue reading

Yellow snail aquarium
Yellow snail aquarium – more stupid title to come up with couldn't so today let's talk about aquarium snails – Apple snails. And again, all the best was written to…

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Marine aquarium
Marine aquariums differ much more sensitive to any changes in the environment. The most important parameters for saltwater aquariums are pH, salinity and temperature. Occasionally the nitrite and ammonia will…

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