The inhabitant of the sea, the fish, the lionfish, immediately attracts attention because of the bright color. Despite the name, she can’t fly. It is nicknamed the fish because of the large pectoral fins, a bit like wings. Other names lionfish — Zebra fish or lion fish. First she got because of the wide grey, brown and red stripes that are located throughout the body, and the other required long fins that make her look like a predatory lion.
Is fish lionfish the family scorpaenidae. The body length reaches 30 cm and a weight of 1 kg. Colour is bright, which makes the lionfish visible even at great depths. The main decoration lionfish — long ribbon dorsal and pectoral fins, which resemble the lion’s mane. These luxurious fins lurk sharp poisonous needles that make the lionfish one of the most dangerous inmates of the seas.
Common lionfish in the tropical parts of the Indian and Pacific oceans off the coast of China, Japan and Australia. It lives mainly on coral reefs.
During the day lionfish usually sedentary. They hide in caves among rocks and corals, clinging tightly belly to the surface and exposing their prickly and poisonous fins. At dusk they go hunting. The main source of food are crabs, shrimp, mollusks and small fish.
Standing motionless, the ribbon like beam of colored algae. Fish, who decided to examine this beam, unexpectedly fall into the widely opened mouth of the lionfish.
The visible coloration of a lionfish is not endowed with reason. Thus, it warns: “don’t come near — poisonous fish”. Grooves in the spiny rays of the first dorsal fin placed the lionfish venom glands. Very often, novice divers interested in beautiful fish, I decide to touch it or hold it in your hands. There’s a man and gets a terrible shot with a considerable dose of poison. 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
The inhabitants of the deep sea are extremely dangerous. When meeting with some of them the question “do I Eat this fish?” is no longer relevant and replaced by another question: “How to get away from this fish?!”. Not surprisingly, many tourists at his ignorance about the danger, suffer from the attack of the inhabitants of the deep sea.
And this happens often at beaches, where everything is beautified and modern. What to say about extreme tourism, where there is no convenient beaches, no cubicles, not explored the bottom… the Difficulty for the extreme is not terrible – which is understandable, but the measures of own security you must always remember.
Some sharks are deadly. Beware of all the sharks and try not to attract their attention. Sharks are found in all seas and oceans, they are able to smell movement, blood and breakdown products, for example, vomiting, a very large distance.
Try to get rid of sea-sickness as soon as possible and avoid getting vomit into the water. If someone vomited, an emetic carefully gather and throw away as far as possible from boat or raft, it took him as far as possible. Continue reading