Fish Karelia White sea Karelia
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. Shores different, cool stretching into the abyss of rocks overgrown with pine and fir trees, sandbanks, deciduous forests, numerous swamps, hills, sandy beaches with clear water…In July appear mushrooms and blueberries . August cranberries. The ichthyofauna of the sea variety, red stars, pale pink, lilac… Colonies of mussels, sea anemones, sponges, beautiful jellyfish, tiny shrimp…
In the summer there are live dolphins Beluga whales, three species of seals. A huge number of animals and birds, including the famous Pooh Gaga. Lots of big gulls, able to leave rybakovas catch.
Fish are about 70 species. Part of the condition i.e. going to spawn in the river (smelt, salmon, pink salmon, whitefish, trout). Part comes from the Barents sea (haddock, Arctic cod…)
The sea breathes, regularly occurring tidal, tidal currents. The tidal wave comes from the Barents sea, is gradually extending to the pool and flows into the sea rivers. Moving at different speeds, where the wave passes faster the water rises higher. This is particularly noticeable in the narrow passages between the Islands. High tide and low tide in different parts of the sea in time do not match. But always twice a day arrives, departs twice from the banks. The rise is from a few meters to tens of centimeters.
The white sea has countless bays and inlets (Onega, Kandalaksha, Mezen, Dvina). Many Islands, most of which is concentrated in the Kandalaksha and Onega bays. The famous Solovki is located at the entrance to Onega Bay. To the West lies the archipelago of the Body, consisting of 16 small Islands. The name they gave the Sami . the first settlers of these harsh lands, Coos the specialty sounds on the Sami “Spruce head”. Also, it is believed that the name comes from the Finnish “Kuusi”spruce. Since 1991, the state landscape reserve “of the Body”. Dome-shaped Islands known labyrinths, seids, ancient sites of the sámi. Interesting Sumy skerries, are Islands, islets, Straits, and huge surface and underwater stones.