Hazardous inhabitants of the Black Sea
And yet, some sea creatures to be feared near the coast of the Crimea? Represent a threat to several species of fish and jellyfish.
Jellyfish Aurelia has the form of a flat umbrella with a diameter of 10 – 20 cm. Around the edges of which are numerous threadlike tentacles. Rhizostoma – larger jellyfish dome with a diameter of up to 40 – 50 cm. Which departs from 8 large processes. Jellyfish tentacles are equipped with so-called stinging cells; by touching that person receives a burn on both nettles, traces of which are stored in the body for several hours.
The most painful sensations occur when the burn mucous takaney. In the coastal waters of the Crimea is most common is Rhizostoma. Especially many of these jellyfish observed in August.
Marine ruff – a brownish-brown fish, preferring mostly rocky bottom and rocks. Medium size – 10-20 cm. Eleven rays anterior dorsal, one ventral and anal fins have three poisonous glands that produce the toxin. The fish lives on the bottom. At a depth of several meters. In the crevices of rocks. Himself anyone not attacking, but it is very convenient target for marine rifle. Slow-moving, the ear of a Succulent.
Be careful to spearfishing. Do not touch the fins and prickly thorns, located on the back of the fish.
Prick them brings, though short-lived, but quite painful. Poison may have a fever.
The most toxic venom of sea perch in the early spring. Continue reading
Crimea, Alushta Aquarium
Alushta has long and is considered the “Pearl of the Crimea”, and many people like to spend their holidays in Alushta. which gives them a positive experience and remembered for a lifetime. Alushta popularity due to the fact that this is not just a nice seaside resort, but also a city that has a rich history and many attractions, and one of the most striking of these is the Alushta Aquarium. The collection of marine and freshwater fish and other inhabitants of the underwater world, provided there is considered to be the largest in Ukraine.
Alushta aquarium – a unique museum where the exhibits collected as the inhabitants of the underwater world of Alushta. The organizers of the exhibition, created in 2003, became the young professionals who are united in their field enthusiast Victor Zhilenko. First exposition was located in one room, and in it were presented to the fish that live in the Black and Azov Seas. But every year the exhibition has evolved and expanded, and after a year and a half Alushta aquarium was the biggest aquarium on the coast of the Crimea. After another two years of exposure and complements a rare collection of sea coral and shells brought from around the world. This collection became the foundation on which, in Alushta aquarium was a museum of the underwater world. The exhibits are brought to him from all over the planet’s seas and oceans – the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian
Oceans, the Mediterranean, the Red and the Black Sea. Continue reading