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
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The frilled shark
The frilled shark is a species of the genus frilled sharks of the same family. These sharks like strange sea snake or eel than other sharks. Inhabits the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. This rare species is found at the outer edge of the continental shelf and upper continental slope at a depth of 1570 m. due to the presence of primitive features frill shark is called a “living fossil”. The maximum recorded length of 2 m. Color dark brown. The frilled shark breeds besplatnoe the birth. Pregnancy lasts up to 3.5 years, this is the longest period known among vertebrates. The jaws of the frilled sharks are greatly stretched and allow them to swallow prey half their own length. Continue reading
The beauty and pride of Karelia, the White sea, many Russian regions can boast a private sea. Let a small 90 sq m, not 340-60 meters deep, it is still present. Is considered a Bay of the Arctic ocean, despite the cold, the fauna and flora rich. Due to the large influx of fresh water is not very salty, therefore, closed by ice for almost half a year. The ice cover is formed in November, which goes to the end of may. Sometimes the freeze-up in October until the third week of June.
The best months for recreation and fishing on the coast, the end of June until the second decade of August.
In the area of Karelia the water warms up to 15 – 18 degrees, in shallow areas more. Often in summer, calm weather, more Sunny days, comes the white nights. The air temperature can rise from 25 to 28 degrees, average 17-18 degrees. Continue reading