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Dangerous fish and jellyfish of the Black sea

The black sea resorts of Crimea, Caucasus, Bulgaria, Romania – the most popular in summer and autumn seasons. We will talk about what dangerous marine animals can meet vacationers.

In the Black sea is home to two species of anemone (or sea anemone). This coelenterates animals, on the tentacles which have stinging cells that emit a strong poison. However, they cannot penetrate human skin, so in contact with Actinia he feels a slight burning.

To coelenterates animals are treated and all known jellyfish. The largest jellyfish – eared (Aurelia, or the sea saucer) and kornerot.

Aurelia is easily distinguished from Camerota on telcobridges body shape. These jellyfish are harmless enough, and the consequence of meeting with them is a slight reddening of the mucous membranes of the mouth and eyes.

Kornerot has a mushroom shape, from under a round dome with a diameter of up to half hangs a crown of tentacles. Stinging cells are located at comerota only on the tentacles, on the dome they are not. So IF YOU MET WITH SUCH a JELLYFISH WHILE BATHING, CALMLY TAKE HER HAND to the TOP of the DOME AND TAKE AWAY FROM HIMSELF, TRYING TO keep the TENTACLES have NOT TOUCHED YOUR BODY. Continue reading

International Black sea day

International Black sea day (International Black Sea Day) is celebrated to commemorate the day in 1996 when six black sea countries — Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Georgia, Russia and Ukraine — signed the Strategic action plan on rehabilitation and protection of the Black sea .

This Plan was developed after a thorough research of the marine environment, which showed that its viability has deteriorated significantly in comparison with the previous three decades.

Its main purpose was to draw international attention to what irreparable damage to the sea causes overfishing, water pollution and global warming .

On this day in the participating countries this document a variety of activities devoted to the problems of the Black sea and preserving its unique ecosystem. Their main aim is the formation of public opinion in defense of the sea and facilitation of education of ecological culture of the population.

Fishing on the Black sea

On the Black sea can be successfully catch fish with spinning. For those who first planned to go fishing on the Black sea will give recommendations on caring for gear and introduce undesirable for a catch and even dangerous inhabitants of the Black sea: a sea Scorpion and a dragon. Continue reading

Our unique Black sea

Our city Odessa is located on the best sea in the world. There are living animals that can’t cause great harm, it’s just not natural cataclysms.

Lovingly the black sea washes the shores of Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia. It is connected with other seas through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles and the sea of Azov – Kerch Strait.

Our sea is not too big (in the world), but that is not the last place. With a total area of 422 000 km from North to South the sea stretches for 580 km and from East to West 1150 km, the biggest depth – 2210 m, the average – 1240 m.

The length of the coast around the Black sea – 3400 km Into the sea fall into 3 major rivers: the Danube, Dniester, Dnieper.

Known than the Black sea?

First, one of its exclusive feature is the total absence of life at depths greater than 150-200 m (although there are a few anaerobic bacteria), due to the fact that at this depth the water is saturated with hydrogen sulphide. Continue reading

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