Hazardous predatory fish: barracuda and moray
Moray – a fish that likes to hunt in the coral reefs. It has no paired fins and gill covers, and it looks more like a snake than a fish, but it belongs to the order of the animal eel fish bone.
Moray inhabit the seas around the world, where the water temperature is right for them. Incredibly, the maximum recorded length of the body eels amounted to almost 4 meters. Although these fish are not the sharpest vision, they always find their prey. Their sense of smell is four times larger than the dog. Size eels varies depending on the species to which they belong, some moray eels the size of a man’s hand, while others reach 3 meters in length. Although the skin of the fish scales is not protected, it is not in danger, get hurt by sharp edges of reefs, her body covered with a thick layer of mucus, and it protects the fish from external damage.
Despite the more modest size of these predators, their way of constantly open and close the jaws, it looks pretty scary. Although in reality, this habit is not associated with intimidation and breathing moray eels, opening her mouth, she chases through the gills, oxygen-rich water. However, if your mouth is still open, you have to be careful, moray easily goes into the attack, immediately shut the mouth.
Watching moray eels, which can be found in her powerful and crooked teeth. The bite of this fish is very dangerous, its teeth are not only extremely sharp, but still very dirty, so moray bite can cause severe inflammation. In addition, they are also serrated, one bite and the victim does not escape. 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