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The most dangerous freshwater fish in the world

Goliath Tiger fish (lat. Hydrocynus goliath)

Goliath Tiger fish for bloodthirsty slightly inferior piranha. It has a 32 razor-sharp, teeth, and is widely regarded as one of the most terrible and dangerous freshwater fish in the world. It feeds on fish. Because of its power, it can safely swim against the tide. As a result, the weaker fish, which can not overcome the strong stream of water come into her own teeth. Her arms are 32 huge tooth size similarities with the great white shark teeth. There are cases when the fish to attack people and even crocodiles!
Fish react to loud splash of water or a sudden movement. It can also locate their prey by low-frequency vibration. So what of the future victim to hide from her.
Fish Tiger (Hydrocoyon lineatus) belongs to the species of the genus characids piranha lives in freshwater rivers in South America and Africa. Reaches 2-4 kg, but some subspecies (Hydrocoyon goliath) have a weight up to 50 kg. It feeds on fish and unlike the Amazon relative to people not to attack.
Polo saber-toothed fish in the river Cheb (Namibia) attracts anglers from all over the world. Despite the terrible tusks, tiger fish much stronger for the same weight of most freshwater predators because of what draws attention and fishing lovers. Besides
small tiger striped fish that are no heavier than 4 kg, caught in Africa Senegalese subspecies, now he can already pull 15 kg. With this appearance and strength – it is a real monster! Continue reading

Puffer fish

Puffer fish known worldwide as one of the most dangerous delicacies. Cooking it solved only in Japan. Incidentally, a fish carcass is there $ 300. This is justified by the fact that pre-cook, who received special certification, it cut up, so as not to engage the organs that produce the poison.
In Crimea prepares fugu no because we have a special school for cooks, and she comes across the network is extremely rare. Often the fisherman who caught this prey, trying to get rid of it quickly.
“I caught the” bubble “two and a half years ago – says Alexey Naumenko, a fisherman from Yevpatoria. – Brought home, tossed in a bowl, it hurt inflated. Then I figured that before such a “game” is not caught, looked on the internet, it is from yourself, and I was horrified. Poalshe from sin, the same day threw it back into the water.
Panic Alexei was probably unnecessary, since the fish itself does not sting, despite the presence of her spikes. The poison works only when the fish decided to file as a main dish – it is contained in the liver and gallbladder. The tissue toxin gets only when cutting.
Guests can live at a depth of 100 meters
Boltachev Alexander, senior specialist of the Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas, became, in his opinion, the proud owner of
two captured last week, “Sevastopol” fugue. Both were “zaformalineny” and became an ornament collection agency. As a scientist told us, it is not clear where brought these “aliens”, but there is speculation. Continue reading

Interesting facts about the sea creatures crawling

Interesting facts about the sea creatures crawling and flying

In salt water seas and oceans inhabited by hundreds of species of animals. Living creatures found even near the hot thermal springs and submarine at the bottom of the deepest ocean trenches. Below are some interesting facts about marine life, mysterious and amazing facts of life is not similar to each other Aboriginal oceans.

Interesting facts about the different kinds of marine life

• Trees on land must be hundreds of years to grow to several tens of meters. Some species living in seawater kelp grow up to 200 meters per year. Their growth rate – 60 centimeters per day. But there are also tiny, free-floating in the water almost all the oceans unicellular algae such as diatoms. Even 1kub.sm Antarctic ice can be up to 30 thousand

• Some semblance ancestors flatworms, known to all parasites – is living in the sea vetvistokishechnye worms. Marine flatworms are predators and very interesting the way they hunt. Roth vetvistokishechnyh worms located on the belly, and is equipped with a gut-wrenching throat. When sliding on the surface of the submerged rocks, sea worm finds, for example, sitting on it barnacles (small crustaceans), it just pulls it Continue reading

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