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
Sole – fish, which belongs to the family of the Solea, flatfish unit. Comfortable environment for her sea are subtropical and tropical. In marine language has another name – the European Solea.
Externally, the fish is very similar to flounder, her body flattened on one side both eyes are located. The average length of a carcass of the European Solea does not exceed 30 cm Scales and the skin is grayish-brown, the underside of the fish has a lighter shade. On the back there are dark spots. Scales very small and thick, you can often hear that the sole is armor, to the touch this fish is firm and hard. 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