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Fishes of the Red Sea: a catalog of titles

A large number of countries washed by warm seas have exotic species in our area. Especially replete with unusual creatures and bright fish of the Red Sea.

One of the countries located near this sea is Egypt. The country has affordable prices for the average tourist with average earnings, so many go there to not only relax under palm trees, but also dive with a mask deep into the Red Sea – marine inhabitants in these parts are so unusual that there is a great desire on them and to see for yourself and show people.

The fish of the Red Sea are also completely harmless and very dangerous.

The Red Sea is especially replete with unusual creatures and bright fish

The Red Sea divides Eurasia and Africa, going deep into the continent. The sea is connected to the Indian Ocean by the Strait of Bab El Mabdeb, and to the Mediterranean Sea thanks to the artificially created Suez Canal.

The climate in these parts is very hot and dry., so, the evaporation of water here is intense. Due to the climatic conditions, the salt concentration here exceeds all permissible norms, yielding only Dead Sea for this indicator, where almost no one lives.

In the Red Sea, unlike the Dead Sea, the underwater world is rich in the diversity of life: more than half of the inhabitants of the Indian Ocean live here. Many species have adapted to the high level of salt, even new representatives of the fauna have appeared, who live only in the Red Sea.

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In the waters of the southern seas there are at least 30 species of sharks, which can be met at any time of the day. Of course, the probability of meeting increases when the fish is in search of food. For example, coastal sharks are activated at night, and representatives of open waters – during the day.

Although there are those who are indifferent to the time of day – this is a tiger shark.

Coastal sharks swim most often near the coastline – in bays and estuaries, near reefs. TOAtalog fish of the Red Sea:

  1. Black-necked reef shark. Its length reaches 1.5−1.9 meters, and she herself is not considered dangerous. The shark is timid and cautious, but there have been cases when it attacked annoying divers. After the creation of an artificial Suez Strait, sharks quickly got to the Mediterranean Sea and quickly settled there.
  2. White shark Its length is more than 2 meters, as well as the black-footed, is considered safe.

In the waters of the southern seas found at least 30 species of sharks

  • Gray reef shark. This fish grows up to 2.5 meters with a weight of about 35 kg. Received fame irritable and aggressive fish, often swim up to divers and fishermen. Yet, it cannot be attributed to a particularly dangerous species, since it shows aggression only when it is attacked. Basically, it causes serious injuries and quickly disappears, at the moment there is not a single case with a fatal outcome.
  • Tiger shark. This fish is considered one of the most common types of sharks, reaching a length of 5.5 meters, with a weight of about one ton. Very dangerous, dozens of cases are known, often with a sad ending. Predator loves to dwell in muddy waters at great depths, moving closer to the night to the reefs.
  • Zebra shark. It grows over 4 meters and is a favorite object of photographers due to its peaceful nature and bright appearance.
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    These sharks prefer to dwell away from the coast, in the open sea. Sometimes they go into deep straits and bays. Pelagic sharks are considered especially dangerous, these include:

    1. Long fin shark. It grows up to 4 meters in length. When meeting with divers is not afraid, but on the contrary, circling nearby. In some cases, may fall into the food madness. There are many cases with a sad outcome.
    2. Silky shark. He also likes to keep in open waters, sometimes swimming in coastal zones. It grows up to 3.5 meters in length and is considered quite dangerous, but there are no cases of attacks in the history.
    3. Whale shark. It is the largest shark in the world, reaching a length of 15 meters with a weight of 15 tons. They are considered harmless, as they feed on plankton. Currently, in the Red Sea is quite rare.
    4. Shark Mako. The fastest shark in the world, can accelerate to 60 km / h. It grows up to 4 meters with a weight of half a ton.

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    Fish living in large quantities in shallow water, cause great admiration for inexperienced swimmers. Especially beautiful are bright fish, seemingly innocuous.

    Often it is the small fish that pose a danger, since they can pierce the skin of the enemy or release poison. In any case, you need to be vigilant.

    The inhabitants of the Red Sea have an unpredictable character and deceptive appearance.

    During the danger of the fish-balloon inflates and increases several times. The poison of this individual is very dangerous, and although it does not attack a person, it is better not to approach it. Protects fish-balloon with needles, which are filled with toxins.

    It is from the fish-balloon that the famous dish is prepared – puffer. Only an experienced cook can cook this dish, because with the slightest mistake, cooked fish can kill a person.

    At the time of danger the fish balloon inflates and increases several times.

    It refers to the indigenous people of this sea. Fishes of the Red Sea may be moving, which are also found in other bodies of water, but the Sea Butterfly lives only in this place, it is impossible to meet her in another body of water.

    It has an unusual style of movement: it lowers its nose, resembling an antenna with its fin. It has a bright yellow color and moves in packs, dwelling at depth.

    Fishes of the Red Sea are different, for example, clown fish combines the small size and pronounced aggression. The tiny inhabitant of the reservoir is not afraid of anyone.

    At least, she attacks swimmers quite often. The clown is not dangerous, but it can bite the finger – not a pleasant feeling.

    Clownfish attacks swimmers quite often.

    Clown fish serves as a defender, driving away opponents from the anemone. And since the anemone is the home of the fish, is located in shallow water, meeting with people happens quite often.

    Often you will notice that the names of the fish selected suitable, accurately describing the appearance. Sometimes they emphasize the similarities with the terrestrial fauna fellows.

    That parrot fish got its name for the similarity in color with the feathered. In addition, the mouth of a fish resembles a beak, with which it loves to eat corals.

    Very often it can be seen near the reefs.

    The imperial angel is considered the most beautiful fish in the southern seas. An unusual color, in which there are yellow, blue and white shades, can have various combinations.

    The colors merge into strips, which can be narrow and wide, whole and interrupted, all shades together or only part of them – such a diverse and recognizable imperial angel.

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