Piranhas have long been known for their predatory and aggressive nature, which has been covered not only in educational programs about animals, but also art films. Such ruthless behavior piranhas greatly exaggerated bloody scenes in the movies, but nonetheless, piranha – carnivorous fish. Piranha means “tooth – fish”, you can guess what the name of this fish was due to its razor-sharp teeth. Today, fans of exotic aquarium fish often acquire piranhas in their aquariums.
In natural conditions, predatory fish piranha live in river waters of South America and Africa. Fish of this family are rather large and reach 30 cm as aquarium fish are the species, the size of which does not exceed 10 refer To these species include: slender piranha, red bellied piranha, piranha flag, dwarf piranha, etc. the Most popular one, among fans of exotic fish became red bellied piranha, due to its bright appearance. Continue reading
In our world there are about 25 thousand species of fish, but only some of them really fascinate us with their beauty. Today we want to present you our selection of the 10 most beautiful fish in the world.
1 Imperial angels
Imperial angels belong to the species of marine tropical fish and are considered some of the most beautiful individuals. Their coloring has a kind of uniqueness: it is able to change during the life of the black with blue and white stripes in young fish to a bright purple body with yellow-orange stripes in adults. With age the head becomes emerald green color, and around the eyes forms a characteristic mask.
2 Mandarin ducks
Mandarin is an extremely colorful fish of small size. The name they were given because of the color, which is very similar to the robe-the robe of a Chinese Mandarin. This species inhabits coral reefs at the bottom, mainly in the Pacific ocean. They like being protected from marine inhabitants of the lagoon, at the slightest danger, the body secretes poison. Continue reading
Today Egypt is one of the most popular vacation places for Russians. In this country there is something to see: the ancient pyramids of Giza, temples of Luxor to explore the Nile up to Aswan where you can see a grandiose monument of Russian-Egyptian friendship of the Aswan dam. Holiday in Egypt – it is also the beauty of the red sea . which is distinguished by its abundance of colors and species of marine life.
The length of red sea is 2350 km, width 350 km (in its widest part), maximum depth reaches 3000 meters in its Central part. From a geological point of view, Red sea is located in the rift zone of the African and Arabian lithospheric plates. The rift is a deep cleft that connects the upper part of the crust by mantle. The strongest power in the rift zone has a huge impact on living organisms, including human. In the North sea has two Gulf of Suez and Aqaba. Akabsk Bay the fault is. Therefore, the depth of this Bay reaches big values (up to 1600 meters). Two bays are separated from each other by Sinai Peninsula, in the South of which is the famous resort of Sharm El-Sheikh. Continue reading