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Som. Fishing for catfish

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

Mutually beneficial relationship of the deep sea

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

Fishing for giant ocean fish

Fishing giant fish — fishing threat. Huge swamp of matter, speed devil hulks, giant predators of the deep — the most interesting specimens to study science, people and just the extreme. In the depths you can find a huge, strong and even prehistoric predators. You can find such representatives, which are not known to the slightest fact. A real opportunity to explore predatory fish is available to us through the aquarium. Surprising is the fact that they are huge in size, each time increases more and more.

The most dangerous and worst are dangerous and a threat to the entire underwater world. But most often such giants as fish — Marlin the most desirable prey for any athlete angler. Catching Marlin and try to get him out, the fish starts to jump, as a result, she spends almost all its energy. Taking advantage of this moment, the fishers set on the fish label. Tags similar GPS Navigator: provides complete information on location of fish, water temperature, depth. Such labels help scientists obtain information about the depths of the seabed, biological balance, life and survival of fish. Continue reading

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