Lupari (Pomatomus saltatrix) is a pelagic predator . living in the subtropics of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans. Lives in the Mediterranean and Black seas. Sometimes in the summer in pursuit of schooling fish and comes in the sea of Azov.
Lofar — large, up to 70 cm and weighing up to a pound of predatory fish. Appearance and color match the lifestyle. As with all pelagic fish, the back dark, flanks and belly silvery, fins yellowish, the water is barely visible.
What to eat lutari? Being a schooling fish, mostly hunts same schooling fishes such as mackerel, sardines, anchovies, etc. Continue reading
Eerie inhabitants of the deep sea: 6 of the most unusual animals
Man seeks in outer space, despite the fact that our planet is studied very little. In any case, the oceans are Terra Incognita for scientists who have examined, in beam case, ten percent of the surface waters of the Oceans.
Funny name, isn’t it? Found this fish at a depth of about 800-1600 meters from the surface. This fish is equipped with luminous bodies that help to find the way in the complete darkness of the deep ocean floor.
The majority of members of the species completely transparent. Also these fish eyes are increased, in order to collect the maximum amount of sunlight. Continue reading
European catfish or Wels catfish is among the largest fish. Sometimes reaching gigantic fish from family somovyh can attack people who get near his habitat.
The catfish has an elongated body shape and a brownish-green color, his head is rather large, the mouth has many small and sharp teeth and upper jaw are long whiskers.
Catfish coloring may be different and it depends on where com. It varies from almost black to light yellow and, in rare cases, the fishermen even caught catfish-albino.
Som is a true survivor among fish – it can reach the age of one hundred years. However, on average, soma live approximately fifteen to twenty years the Maximum length of a catfish – five meters, and weighs over three hundred pounds. Much more often an individual weighing 60-80 pounds. Continue reading