DANGEROUS SEA CREATURES
Edward R. o Ricciuti, ichthyologist-lover, scuba diver, author of several popular science publications, a former employee of the new York Zoological society, introduces readers to marine and river animals and…

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Great white shark (lat. Carcharodon carcharias)
Great white shark, the heroine of the novel by P. Benchley "Jaws" and the movie of the same name, has a bad reputation as man-eater. Yes, it is the world's…

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Free game – Shark

Typically, sharks are considered extremely dangerous animals, and call it being an ordinary fish is sometimes more than difficult. This is not surprising, because, just look at the size of that “fish” and the number of teeth in her mouth. Indeed, virtually all species of sharks are predatory animals. It is immediately noted that there are about 450 different species. However, there are sharks that are as food prefer small fish, plankton, who lives in the water, etc. in Other words, some sharks are natural purifying devices for water. As it turned out, sharks can live not only in seawater, i.e., salt, but also in fresh waters. However, this ability is given not to all representatives of this genus of animals. In this game we will talk about predatory sharks that feed on large species of aquatic creatures.

Moreover, sometimes they are not averse to eat people if they are nearby. The game shark is one fish mysteriously swam in the waters of the river called Thames. It flows through London which is the capital of great Britain. At this time you have to control the movements and actions of a Continue reading

Dangerous marine life!

In the Black sea there are marine creatures to be aware of every vacationer because they are unsafe for humans.

Stingray or sea cat, fish length up to one meter, grayish-brown or black. In the middle part of the long tail is serrated on both sides of the spine. His punching power is such that it can penetrate the clothing, shoes. A poison that gets into puncture wounds, very toxic and causes a sharp spasmodic pain, drop in blood pressure, increased heart rate, vomiting, and diarrhea. The fish never attack, and uses his weapons only for self-defense. Most often inclined face fishermen, divers, swimmers sometimes.

Sea dragon has a dark body with pale belly. Are poisonous thorn Gill covers and six first rays of the dorsal fin. This small fish (body length 30-45 cm) is the most poisonous inhabitant of the Black sea. She can dig in the ground, exposed on the surface of the head and spines of the dorsal fin. Continue reading

BLACK sea and its inhabitants: who is dangerous to humans?

Fortunately, the really dangerous creatures, meeting with which threatens people severe poisoning, injury or even death, in the Black sea no. But still, one should be wary of some of its inhabitants. For example, in shallow water there is often found kornerot jellyfish (Rhizostoma pulmo), which has a characteristic dense “dome”. Its stinging cells, located at the mouth of the blades under the dome is quite scorching.

Another major black sea jellyfish – Aurelia, (long-eared jellyfish) many people believe is absolutely safe because of its stinging cells, located on the edges of the dome, much weaker than kornerot, and can not penetrate the skin. However, if a person touches the jellyfish, and then, without washing hands, you RUB your eyes or touch the lips, the tongue, the sensation will be very unpleasant. Although the black sea jellyfish is immeasurably less dangerous than, for example, the infamous “Portuguese ship” (“sea wasp”), it is better not to approach them and, especially, not to touch. Continue reading