Baltic sea, sandy beaches, reed beds along the shores of lakes, birch groves and pine trees among the sand dunes, which grew thanks to the tireless workers – the water and the wind. And all under the sky, the beautiful sky! I saw the Curonian spit and fell in love with this place at first sight.
It is not surprising that only from the Russian side the national Park “Curonian spit” is annually visited by about 200 thousand tourists!
When you’re on the spit, you just want to live, to live with pleasure and to enjoy every moment!
To maintain a delicate natural balance here are two national parks – one on the Russian side, the other on Lithuanian. Since 2000 the Curonian spit was inscribed on the world heritage list of UNESCO. 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
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