The killer whale's reputation as a bloodthirsty marine predator skillfully uses cinema. If you are watching a movie about the sea, and the characters are in a difficult situation - wait for the terrible floating monsters. They will certainly attack, and the whole plot will tritely switch to using the brand "killer whale." Is everything really this way or much invented?
Axolotl is a fragile amphibian that lives in Mexican rivers. She is awake at night, under appropriate conditions, becomes an ambistome, which hunts in the thick of forests. Axolotl in the photo looks impressive. The animal attracts the eye with a mysterious smile.Description of the axolotl and its features The maximum body size of a mature individual is 45 cm, but most of these creatures are 32 cm.
Description and features A bright, multi-colored and curly rug, or huge flower beds on the seabed are unlikely to leave indifferent the one who was lucky to watch them. Dozens of twigs of bizarre shapes and shades we are all used to call corals. And very few people know that if there are motionless bushes in front of you with different growths, then this is just a shell.
Sharks are famous predators of marine ponds. The species diversity of the oldest fish is represented unusually widely: small representatives reach 20 cm, and large ones - 20 m in length. Common Shark Species Only shark names will take more than one page. In the classification, there are 8 orders of fish, including approximately 450 species, only three of them feed on plankton, the rest are predators.
Favorite treat of pollock and cod. It is about a shrimp. Pollock is saturated with approximately 60 crustaceans. Cod eats about 70 shrimps at a time. There are more than 2000 species of them in nature, dividing into 250 genera. What is the difference between Anglo-tailed, why are they loved by fish? Description and Features of Anglo-Tailed Shrimp Anglo-Tailed Shrimp was opened in the 1860th year.
Description and features of the sea cucumber Sea cucumbers, also called holothurians, sea capsules, are inhabitants of the deep sea, resembling earthworms or caterpillars. They are able to compress strongly even with a slight touch, so they are sometimes associated with egg capsules. Sea cucumber is an echinoderm invertebrate mollusk, numbering more than a thousand species.
Many invertebrate inhabitants of the bottomless ocean depths pose an open threat to human life. Most jellyfish produce toxic substances that, once in the human circulatory system, cause a number of unpleasant and dangerous symptoms. Jellyfish Irukanji is one of the smallest and most poisonous underwater inhabitants.
The elephant received its name due to the appendage located above the oral cavity, which resembles the trunk of an elephant. A trunk 30 cm long grows in males closer to eight years of life, in females the appendix is completely absent. An interesting fact about the elephant seal is the property of the trunk to increase in size to 60-80 cm.
Our planet is rich in various representatives of flora and fauna. About 73 thousand living creatures are crustaceans. You can meet them in all reservoirs of the planet. Rivers, lakes, seas and, of course, oceans are their favorite places. Such diversity is still not well understood by ichthyologists. The most prominent representatives of this species are lobster crayfish, mantis crayfish and hermit crabs.
Features and habitat of the sea wasp The sea wasp belongs to the class of cube-jellyfish and is one of the species of sea creeping. Looking at this beautiful jellyfish, you will never think that she is among the ten most dangerous creatures on the planet. Why was she called the sea wasp? Yes, because it "stings" and the affected area swells and turns red, as with a wasp insect bite.
Many have heard that the blue whale is considered the largest animal on our planet. But not everyone knows that there are creatures that exceed it in size - this is an oceanic resident of jellyfish cyanidea. Description and appearance of cyanidea Arctic cyanidea refers to the type of scyphoid, a group of discomedusa. Translated from the Latin jellyfish, cyanoea means blue hair.
Ophiuras (from lat. Ophiuroidea) - bottom marine animals belonging to the type of echinoderms. Their second name - "snaketail" is an exact translation from the Greek Ophiura (snake, tail). Animals got this name due to their method of movement. They are moved along the bottom by long, “hands” that are separate from the body, which meander like snakes.
Undoubtedly, every person at least once in his life dreamed of inventing a time machine and visiting the distant past or plunging into the world of the future. And those who are very interested in everything that is connected with the animal world with great joy would probably plunge into the times of ancient history and looked at all natural phenomena, the animal world and the plant world even before the time when everything that existed was not changed before degree as it is now.
Shrimps are crustaceans that are representatives of the order of decapod crayfish. They are widespread in all reservoirs of the oceans. The length of an adult shrimp does not exceed 30 centimeters with a weight of 20 grams. Science knows more than 2,000 individuals that live in freshwater, including. The taste of shrimp has led to the fact that they have become the object of industrial production.
Fans of aquarium fish are familiar with a lot of their breeds, but not all of them. But all aquarists are well aware of the small crustacean that goes to their pets for food - gammarus. Appearance of gammarus The gammarid family belongs to the genus of higher cancers. Gammarus is part of the squad of amphipods and has more than 200 species.
Daphnia belongs to cladocera, this genus of small crustaceans has more than 150 species. Any self-respecting aquarist knows what Daphnia crustaceans look like, as they are a popular food for many aquarium fish species. Features and habitat of daphnia Depending on the type of daphnia, their size can vary from 0.2 mm to 6 mm, therefore, to study the structure of daphnia is possible only under a microscope.
Features and habitat of the feline shark The feline shark belongs to the family of sharks of the carcharine order. There are many species of these predators, about 160. But all of them are united by one distinctive feature - the shape of the head. It resembles the head of pets. But not only for this, sharks got the name - cat.
Axolotl is the larva of ambistoma, a type of amphibian caudate. This amazing animal is inherent in the phenomenon of neoteny (from the Greek. "Youth, stretching"). The hereditary lack of the thyroidin hormone prevents the amphibian from moving from the larval stage to a full-fledged adult. Therefore, axolotls still live in this phase, reaching puberty and the ability to reproduce, without undergoing metamorphosis.
The sea depths are inhabited by a huge number of inhabitants. Some of them are pretty cute and cute creatures, they are very strange, incomprehensible, there are also quite invisible. But now we’ll talk about one of the most formidable and dangerous inhabitants of the sea - the sea leopard. Appearance of the sea leopard The sea leopard belongs to the family of seals, and is the largest representative of this species.
Features and habitat of manatee Manatees - sea cows, which are commonly called for an unhurried lifestyle, their huge size and vegetarian eating habits. These mammals belong to the order of sirens, prefer to stay in shallow water, eating a wide variety of algae. In addition to cows, they are often compared with dugongs, although manatees have a different skull shape and tail, more like a paddle than a fork, like a dugong.