The most dangerous inhabitant of the Black sea
The most dangerous fish in the Black sea, living in coastal areas, is sea dragon, Scorpion, or snake fish. Small fish up to 30 cm long, with elongated body. Coloration yellowish with stripes sides. Bottom-dwelling fish. Buries itself in the ground. Sticking out only the head and dorsal spines full of venom gland.
I do not advise to touch. The poison of these fish causes extreme pain, inflammation, cramps. The symptoms of poisoning by this fish is similar to the Viper bite. If immediately not to accept corresponding treatment, it is possible serious complication, including paralysis of the limbs, loss of consciousness, speech, and in some cases — death.
The Scorpion, or marine fish, is from a family of numerous groupers. But the bogeyman. Big knobby head, on body brown spots and growths. Barbed needles full of poisonous glands. Symptoms of poisoning are similar to the sea dragon. Deaths but is not fixed yet. Continue reading
In tropical, subtropical and temperate seas there are wonderful animals seahorses. It belongs to the class of bony fish. But looking at it, is it going to say? This wonderful inhabitant of the seas to the unusual fact that has long been considered a fabulous creation.
Chooses shallow, well warmed by the sun, rich in aquatic vegetation and coral. Dodger great is masked in the leaves of algae, due to its appearance and color. His body is a spiked, leathery ribbon-like outgrowths, all of it is of great help for masking. Can change their color in the tone and color of aquatic plants.
Clinging flexible tail to stems of seaweed or coral, he gently sways along with plants. Who the hell would find there? In contrast to the fish. the body is covered with scales and plates, lacking ventral and caudal fins. He has no teeth and has to eat by ingestion of food along with water through its tubular stigmas. Continue reading
In the post-Soviet space ruff rare in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Baltic States, Kazakhstan, Russia. This species, which belong to the family percidae, very widespread in all territory of the Russian Federation, excluding its Northern part and far East.
This schooling fish lives in large ponds, rivers, lakes, quarries. Ruff prefers places with clean sandy bottom, although it can be found anywhere on the pond.
Ruff – fish is small, its average size is 7-10 cm, and weight not more than 100 g. Indeed, it is very similar to a brush, especially when it is taken out of the water. He immediately takes a pose of intimidation – will raise the spiny dorsal fin, the fins will straighten and bend his tail to the side. Continue reading