It is the largest fish found in fresh waters, since in some cases it reaches a length of several meters and a weight of up to 1120 1280 even, and in the old days more than 1600 kg.
In addition to size, the Beluga is easily distinguished from all other sturgeon species by its thick cylindrical body and short pointed nose, which is somewhat transparent, since it is not covered by scutellum ivory; her mouth is huge, takes up the entire width of the head and is surrounded by a thick lip; the whiskers are distinguishable by their width and grab to his mouth. In addition, the bone on the head and scutellum bugs, especially lateral and ventral, appear to be relatively little developed: the dorsal is mostly 12-13, 40-45 lateral and ventral 10-12. General body color ash gray, the abdomen is grayish-white, yellowish nose.
Caspian and Black seas with rivers flowing into them, are almost the only stay of this giant fresh water, which, thus, is exclusively our heritage. Continue reading
4 July 1819 from Kronstadt went on a circumnavigation of the sloop “Mirny” and “Vostok”. The result of the expedition was the discovery of Antarctica. We decided to compile a list of the most interesting animals that inhabit this continent.
Weddell seal – the southernmost not only beast, but also one of the most endearing animals. Pretty faces of these large-eyed mammals can be admired for hours. Seal inhabits the entire coast of Antarctica, the number is estimated at about one million individuals. This animal is a beautiful diver. Adult seals can hold their breath for an hour and is able to forage for food at depths of 800 meters.
Blue, or Blue, whale . inhabiting the waters of the southern ocean, is not just one of the animals that have managed to adapt to life in harsh conditions. This is primarily from the most giant animals on our planet is now inhabited and ever. Its length can reach four hundred feet, and the weight often exceeds 150 tons. Compared with humans, this animal looks like a giant floating mountain. One only the heart of a whale may weigh more than a ton. Unfortunately, as a result of uncontrolled whaling a huge number of blue whales have been destroyed, but now their numbers are slowly recovering. Continue reading
In the middle belt of the European part of Russia in the first two decades of June catch:
on mugs – walleye (better late at night and at dawn), pike, perch;
spinning – walleye, pike, bass (best of rivers), ASP, Chub;
float fishing rods – walleye in lakes and reservoirs, on the slopes of deep, snag pits on small bait fish, and in rivers have steep banks and among the piles;the pike on the edges of the thickets of grass morning, evening dawns; large perch and walleye – fry, worm, meat shells; carp, crucian carp, Rudd (before spawning) – a worm, maggots, bread crumb;
bottom fishing rods – catfish (before spawning) – Nightcrawler live bait, meat linuxero cancer or shells;
in the wiring – roach and Chub – on pearl barley, peas, oats, wheat, maggots, herbs;
fly fishing of Chub, IDE, ASP – at June beetle, dragonflies, butterflies. Continue reading