It usually thrives in reefs but it is also easily found in hard bottom areas, mangroves, seagrass flats, and shipwrecks. This beautiful looking fish packs a punch: The fish has venomous spines that deliver an extreme pain that can last for days. In extreme cases, the venom can even cause paralysis. The LIonfish is an apex predator on the reefs using its fins to coral small fish and anything it can fit into it’s mouth into a corner before it strikes quickly swallowing it whole. The lionfish feeds on an array of over 50 species including ecologically and economically important species.
Some scientist have determined that the seahorse dads must supplement their kid’s diets and the gene data supports that idea. These nutrients may be similar to “uterine milk” that some female sharks and rays make. That “milk” from dad would supplement the yolk provided in by mom in the eggs. It could also help digest the nutrients provided by mom to make them easier for the embryos to use. When a male seahorse isn’t pregnant, his pouch is open to the environment but it seals up when the eggs arrive.
Sometimes the male does too much and it is harassment to the female and then the situation becomes violent. The young bull sharks that are born are free from predators because they stay in the rivers and lakes before they actually go out to the sea and actually try and find a mate. This had made bull sharks one of the most interesting sharks because other sharks can’t harm the young ones and they can grow and become adults without fear of predators such as large sharks. So in a way it’s a protective thing and an evolution
Why is killing sharks bad? Sharks play a vital role in the oceans in a way that the average fish does not. Most sharks serve as top predators at the marine food pyramid, and so play a critical role in ocean ecosystems. Directly or indirectly they regulate the natural balance of these ecosystems, at all levels, and so are an integral part of them. As they usually hunt old, weak or sick prey, they help to keep the prey population in good condition, healthy and strong, enabling these more naturally fit animals to reproduce and pass on their genes.
Some species of the frog will bury themselves in the ground, and go through metamorphosis underground, until they turn into adults. Other species go through metamorphosis in the water. South America has many mysteries, and will always have many mysteries. The glass frog will be one of them for a while. Its appearance is part of the mystery, and it mates and lays eggs like any other frog.
The largemouth bass have the ability to hide from their prey and provide protection against their predators through the process of abundant vegetation. Their surroundings is usually made up of clears waters so that they can use their vision to identify their prey. The range size in most environments is usually no greater than three meters. (Hannon, 1996; Iguchi and Matsuura, 2004) The largemouth bass is dioeciously, meaning they have separate sexes in reproduction, male and female. The largemouth bass reproduces in the spring.
What is a Daphnia? A daphnia is an invertebrate with an exoskeleton belonging to the aquatic group Crustacea. The crustacean identification is also as water fleas since their locations are in freshwater rivers, lakes, and ponds. These water fleas produce over 200 species, but the most easily accessible ones are D-Magna and D-Pulex. Its clear carapace (upper shell) allows the visibility of its heart and eggs as it moves in an erratic motion.
Well, most of this secret lays in their feet. They have long toes with fringes of skin in between them that unfurl in water, this creates a air bubble that prevents them from sinking. However, they have to pull their feet up before the air bubble sinks and gravity pulls them down. Strong bones was usually a good thing, but these lizards have evolved hollow bones that prevent them from sinking. Some of the secret also lies within their tail, while running they hold their tail in the air to counterbalance their upright posture and to reduce drag.
It does so by keeping its outer layer of skin moist so the oxygen can pass through easily. The jellyfish, a member of the Scyphozoa class, acts similarly and absorbs oxygen easily through its skin. This method, used by both the earthworms and jellyfish, gets oxygen into the body but isn’t always the most efficient way. The lion, a mammal, has a more advanced way of respiration and has an entire
Scientific Name: Botia macracanthus Other Scientific Name(s): Cobitis macracanthus, Botia macrocanthus Common Name: Clown Loach Clown loaches are very popular aquarium fish; however they are not always easy to keep successfully since they easily succumb to ick and are sensitive to poor water conditions. This article is intended to help new clown loach owners provide a good home for their loaches. Clown loaches are found in Indonesia (Sumatra and Borneo), and almost all clown loaches in aquariums are wild caught and distributed around the world before being sold. This can put considerable stress on the fish, and a vital step in getting a healthy clown loach school in your aquarium is choosing healthy fish. But how to make sure that you get healthy fish?