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…

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Metaphor - goldfish
My friend got some old notebook and by deploying it on one of the pages, running his eyes over the page, began to tell. Once there was a fish- a…

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Thailand is a danger in Thailand - Thailand dangerous animals
The inhabitants of the sea In Thailand the ubiquitous jellyfish. On a more popular resorts, they do not pose much danger, but still, better to know about them as much…

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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

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 bottom of the ocean or on the seabed. Underwater world and the inhabitants of the seabed.
At the bottom of the ocean, at three kilometer depth the pressure at three hundred times more than the top. Marine snow need many months to sink to the seabed…

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Features of marine aquarium
Marine aquarium is a rather unusual object in the interior today. Such exotic, beautiful and colourful fish, invertebrates, reefs and algae can not be found in a freshwater artificial pond.…

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