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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

Eat fish! Diet

Experts came up with the name “anadromous” fish for sturgeon, sterlet, stellate sturgeon, Beluga and salmon, on the basis that the they they live in the ocean but spawn in rivers. But the title “gourmet” fits them much more. These fish are extremely tasty.

Prepare them in different ways, but it is best to bake or roast with spices. They are a little capricious: after 2 – 3 hours fresh fish begins to deteriorate. Even after strong cooling, it is stored for long.

Salmon is rich in vitamin a and protein. It can be baked in a grill, fry, make lotossa mousses, pies and delicious carpaccio.

Sturgeon recommended by nutritionists for people with cardiovascular diseases and diseases of the nervous system. Stellate sturgeon and Beluga – those who have problems with digestion.

Oceanic and sea fish is more useful than river, in the sea there are bromine and iodine, of which river fish is not. It is these elements that give a marine fish a specific flavor and taste, which in principle is easy to beat off, sprinkle with lemon juice carcass of fish or trap for 5 to 10 minutes fillet in salted water. Continue reading

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Goldfish Comet
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