The immeasurable diversity of nature on our planet: scientists consider to 3500 species of mammals and more than 850 000 species of insects. Despite the fact that already for many centuries is explored flora and fauna, and annually published reports of discoveries of new species, which find even in long inhabited and explored areas. So, in the early 30-ies of our century was known to 800 thousand species of butterflies, and by 1942 he already 900 thousand species. Even less studied is the life in the oceans, which often make sensational discoveries.
The existence in the seas and oceans are dangerous animals the people knew even in ancient times, although along with very real views were widespread tales of fantastic sea monsters. It was known about the danger of injections of some animals, on the toxicity of some marine animals by eating them for food and, of course, about large aggressive fish – the shark. Currently published a lot of papers devoted to the description of poisoning from the ingestion of marine animals in different parts of the World ocean. So, only in 50-ies of our century from such poisoning suffered tysjacheletij. According to the researchers, only poisonous fish there are about 500 species, most of which live in the salty waters.
By climatic and geographical basis distinguish polar, Northern, temperate, subtropical and tropical zones. The majority of our population lives in Northern and moderate climatic zones and therefore are not familiar with the fauna and flora of the tropics. Year-round abundance of warmth in them contributes to the rapid development of wildlife. So, in the Amazon region, has about 15 thousand different species of animals. Continue reading
Aquarium fish — ornamental fish. which are contained in the aquariums. Aquarium fish originate from China. The Chinese began to breed aquarium fish since 2000 BC.
The family of aquarium fish
To aquarium fish are fish of the following families:
Dwelling in natural conditions
The majority of aquarium fish in natural conditions live in tropical and subtropical freshwater reservoirs, so when artificial content of some of the fish needed the sea water, relatively high water temperature is roughly equivalent to room temperature of the aquarium.
The aquarium and aquarium equipment
The preferred fish for an aquarium is rectangular in shape, round is valid if the volume of the aquarium is 200 L. the Form is important to adequately represent the fish about space. The content of fish in the aquarium-the glass often leads to death, not because of lack of water and due to nervous disease, caused by the shape of the aquarium [ citation 787 days ] . Continue reading
Of course, you can say that I explored the world far and wide, and you very difficult to surprise… But today we are ready to amaze you! Even if you are a big animal lover. you cannot know everything 1 367 555 species of vertebrates that live on our planet! In addition, while you are reading this, scientists are able to open a couple of new species! So, get ready for unexpected surprises!
Let’s look at the most unusual animals of the world, the existence of which you had no idea! Look at them closely. You may want to have one as a pet!
Red-lipped fish — swallow
This unusual fish. living at the Galapagos Islands, is actually a lousy swimmer! The fish has legs instead of fins and so she walks on the ocean floor!
Shark — house
This is a very rare shark is sometimes called a living fossil. It is the only extant representative of the family Scapanorhynchus, whose history goes back 125 million years. Sharks – goblins inhabit around the world at depths exceeding 100 m . Moreover, adults prefer to settle deeper than young. Given such a depth habitat of this strange shark frightening appearance, it can be concluded that for humans it is not dangerous. Continue reading