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
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
A fisherman from Transcarpathia (Ukraine) during sports! fishing on the Tisza river caught a big catfish – fish draped 52 kg, and its growth reached 2.10 m About the secrets of fishing gear for catfish and how to catch a record catch, read on.
Yuri balázs, a resident of Pyiterfolvo (Vinogradovsky district, Transcarpathian region, Ukraine), went fishing on the Tisza river in the neighboring village of Forks. The place of fishing, he chose a road bridge – not in vain, as it turned out. Yuri has long been hunted for its record-breaking catch, so the question “Where fishing?” was rhetorical.
“Under the bridge over the river washed a few pits with depths ranging from three to ten meters, and there are catfish, – said the fisherman. – This fish has twice recently caught my hook on this fish, but each time frustrated because I threw from the bridge”. Continue reading