All about fishing: Family Arabie

The Sevastopol marine aquarium – the oldest in Europe
The Sevastopol marine aquarium Museum, founded in 1897, is one of the oldest marine aquarium in the world and the oldest in Europe. Over the years it was visited by…

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Types of aquariums
Frameless aquariums are made of sheets of silicate or organic glass (plexiglass, acrylic glass). Their advantages: transparency, reliability and strength. Frame aquariums are manufactured using a metal frame. The advantage…

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The underwater world of the resort of Anapa, acquaintance with the inhabitants of the Black sea
Your acquaintance with the underwater world and the sea in Anapa you can start on one of the beaches of Anapa, but without special masks for scuba diving will make…

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Crimean fisheries

The Sevastopol marine aquarium – the oldest in Europe

The Sevastopol marine aquarium Museum, founded in 1897, is one of the oldest marine aquarium in the world and the oldest in Europe. Over the years it was visited by millions of people from all over the world.

In the exposition of the aquarium is the whole World ocean in miniature. For underwater inhabitants here the most suitable living conditions, it is possible to build in an artificial environment.

The exhibition takes up four halls with a total area of about 720 m2 and includes 2 large outdoor pools: one (sea water capacity of 150 tons) — Central hall, second (freshwater with a volume of approximately 20 tons) — in the lower hall. Continue reading

Tourists Journal of Hazardous sea creatures

Painted reefs and picturesque fish – it’s so beautiful, but every time you enter in water, you can become another victim of the predator or to disturb the vengeful sea pet. It is especially dangerous for tourists the Red sea of Egypt, home to innumerable sea creatures. can spoil your holiday. What we can face in the water?

Jellyfish . Most often travelers face with jellyfish. On our shores, and in Ukraine they are not painful sting of a nettle, but the further South, the more dangerous become jellyfish. Especially dangerous are their representatives in Thailand and Australia, for example, “Sea wasp” has tentacles multimeter, after meeting with you, at best, get off lacerations and bad burns.

What to do . Face of these sea creatures is impossible, but you should know that near the coast they are usually a lot after the storm and during the rainy season. Additionally, you can use lotion to repel jellyfish. Continue reading

The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum. Attractions

The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum is one of the oldest public aquariums in Europe, was founded in 1897 in the Sevastopol biological station, Russia’s first scientific institution to study the flora and fauna of the sea.

The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum is one of the oldest public aquariums in Europe, was founded in 1897 in the Sevastopol biological station, Russia’s first scientific institution to study the flora and fauna of the sea.

The idea of the Aquarium creation belongs to the first Director of the Sevastopol biological station of the academician A. O. Kovalevsky. During the opening of the Aquarium had the only room where was shown the inhabitants of the Black sea.

After the establishment of Soviet power in Crimea in 1920, despite the lack of funds at the biological station, conducted regular work on updating of collections and the breeding of fish. Continue reading

Shanghai Maritime Aquarium

Feeling tired from working everyday life it was decided to visit the fishes! One of the few places in Shanghai where you can do it – Shanghai Maritime aquarium (Shanghai Ocean Aquarium).

This place is the opportunity to see the representatives of the water world, collected from different parts of the world, “every creature on the pair”. One of the favorite places of children and tourists. But more, of course, children. Anyway the people there are always a lot, so be prepared, if noted in the list of attractions and Shanghai marine aquarium. All in good time.

Before you get to the aquarium, I shook the outskirts of town, where, in fact, have the opportunity to see what is outside of “downtown”. The answer is utterly simple – nothing is, roads, construction, transport interchanges, used every day in Shanghai attracts a huge number of cars and other vehicles, as well as people. Continue reading

Catfish, pygmy Corydoras pygmaeus

Catfish-the pygmies (pygmaeus Corydoras, Catfish black) – tiny members of the family kellytoy kgs.

The natural habitat of the tributaries of the Amazon river. Hold usually silted, slow-flowing and stagnant waters.

The appearance and behavior. The name catfish was due to its small size (not more than 3 cm in females, 2.5 cm – males). The body elongated, sides covered with bony plates. Color – greenish-gray, breast and belly are whitish and shiny. Along the body is a black band running to the caudal fin base and terminating in a spot. The fins are transparent. On the upper and lower jaws there are 2 pairs of antennae. Females are larger and broader than males.

Catfish-the pygmies – fish schooling. Live in benthonic layer of water. Curious and agile, but can be virtually invisible in the aquarium. Their favorite activity is to dig in the soil or hide during the days and rest on the leaves and the grass. Occasionally there may appear a flock in the water column. Continue reading

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The Sevastopol marine aquarium – the oldest in Europe
The Sevastopol marine aquarium Museum, founded in 1897, is one of the oldest marine aquarium in the world and the oldest in Europe. Over the years it was visited by…

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Living gift: beautiful aquarium fish - selecting the gifts for each day
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