Com belongs to the family somovyh . This is a very large freshwater fish, which was a legend. Catfish grows so large that there were cases of attacks by these fish to Pets and even humans. Catfish has a cylindrical body of elongated shape. Color catfish can have several shades, depending on the water body in which it dwells. Som can be almost black or light yellow, like burbot. But mostly its color is brownish with a greenish tinge. Inhabits Europe, in the Aral sea basin in the European part of Russia.
The maximum weight of 500 kg;
The maximum length is 6.3 m;
The maximum age is 120 years.
Best spots to catch catfish
The best place catfish certainly are holes. Som loves the cool water and the depth that combine holes on the bottom of the pond. The river, which is found in catfish, do not have virtually any holes that are not hiding this predator. If You can not find the pit on the pond, You should just watch the water. Continue reading
In General, large catfish and Remora are most inclined to free life, often travel without assistance. Many small catfish live almost hopeless Remora, sucker, mouth in whales, sharks, manta rays, and again between the gills of sharks Macedonia and other large fish.
Columbus in 1494 and set anchor off the coast of Cuba, seen catfish hunt with the hangers on the turtles. In our days this hunt with “hunting fish” described by many researchers. Catfish adhesion to the custom of the fishermen of Torre owl Strait, South China, Venezuela, Cuba, Mozambique and Zanzibar. Catch any fish, even sharks, but mainly sea turtles. And the aborigines of Australia hunted with clingy catfish and dugongs.
Start with the fact that they catch in the sea catfish Remora. Then he pierce a hole in the tail, pass through a long thin rope and tightly tie it around the tail. The second, shorter, the twine is passed through the mouth and gills of catfish Remora. So two “moorings” and towed catfish Remora at the side of the Shuttle. Continue reading
Like many animals living on land, the denizens of the deep need in each other. These bright yellow fish offer their services to many beings sharing their marine habitat.
Sea turtle, that serve fish-shiners or yellow zebrasoma. Photo: Doug Perrine
In the photos, made famous 59-year-old photographer-naturalist Arcs by Perrin (Doug Perrine) near the Hawaiian Islands, depicts a sea turtle, that serve these fish-shiners or yellow zebrasoma (Zebrasoma flavescens).
Sea turtles, like other inhabitants of the seas, you must regularly clean yourself from fungi, different organisms, harmful parasites or algae settling on them. However, they can’t do it yourself, so use the services of these bright yellow fish.
Fish-the cleaner can easily cope with this problem. For some fifteen minutes, it is fully possible to clean the tortoise shell. — Both parties benefit from such relationships, says the photographer, — One finds food, the other gets rid of the algae that had settled on her armour, and the armour makes it more streamlined. Continue reading