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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

The inhabitants of the Mediterranean sea

Croatia is a beautiful country. Besides, today it is considered one of the safest countries in Europe. Both flora, fauna, climate, and population, are unlikely to cause trouble for the tourists, but still some features of this country, you should learn more before you travel. “Forewarned is forearmed”…
Rest for many of us is the most anticipated and important event of the year. We go to hot countries or cultural trip, to forget about everyday troubles, to change the boring work environment, gain new experiences and strength. It is therefore essential that the holiday was a success and was not marred with troubles and health problems.
Dangerous creatures in the Mediterranean sea that can damage the person, unit, anyway, much less than in tropical seas. Threat to meet up with a shark so rare that for many years none of the areas of the Mediterranean, even in the most solitary places, none of descending under the water did not see any. However, sometimes even quite innocent looking animals may pose a danger to humans.
To exaggerate this danger, we will not, but will try to familiarize you with the problems that can occur when too close contact with sea inhabitants. Continue reading