Fish of the red sea
The red sea is a unique tropical sea with a variety in size and beauty the representatives of the underwater world. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it is…

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Red-listed fish
European grayling . Thymallus thymallus (Linnaeus, 1758), European Grayling . One species of grayling. - Listed in the CSO (1994), the lists of the Bern Convention and IUCN and the…

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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

Goldfish in the pond

Goldfish (lat. Carassius auratus auratus) subspecies of the freshwater fish of the genus carp. Her ancestor was domesticated by the man in the VII century ad, and is one of the most popular aquarium fish, presented to a group of breeds of domestic aquatic animals, obtained as a result of centuries of hybridization and directional selection individuals with certain accidental characteristics, resulting from mutations. One of the obsolete naming all home and pond “goldfish” was “gold carp”, derived from General scientific systematic names, Carp.

History

The history of breeding goldfish Asia has at least a Millennium and originated from children’s hobby to collecting in which the housing was offered and developed in cages, in pens, in wells, in tubs and barrels for all small and medium animals — as the first kind of Pets at home. Continue reading

Interesting facts about the Mediterranean sea

A cruise in the Mediterranean sea is very popular with tourists. This is an opportunity to visit several countries in one vacation. Here are some interesting facts about the Mediterranean sea:

The very name of this inland sea comes from the Latin Mare Mediterranea — sea in the midst of the Earth. This term was coined by the ancient Greek writer Julius Solin.

Modern computer technology has helped scientists to calculate that the filling of the Mediterranean sea occurred due to the catastrophic floods that occurred 5.3 million years ago. It is noteworthy that it was filled for two years. The article describing this research, published in the journal Nature, New Scientist gave a brief retelling.

Tectonic activity of this region caused the formation of a wall in place of Gibraltar. She was blocking the ocean from the sea that turned into a lake. Previously thought that the isthmus had a very powerful waterfall, which was considerably higher than Niagara, he filled the sea for about 10 years. Continue reading

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Goldfish from Asia whether it is really so scary
Goldfish: the life or painful death?. speaking about the conditions of the fish, did the emphasis on fish of Asian origin. To avoid repetition, I will quote the conditions of…

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Aquarium fishes - a complete encyclopedia beginner aquarist
Encyclopedia aquarist: My Pets - aquarium fishes- the Russian version is very easy to use, detailed and informative guide to the content of aquarium Amazing electronic encyclopedia containing detailed information…

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