Amazing Starfish

Starfish are invertebrates, which are called echinoderms (and all fish are vertebrates). There are nearly 2,000 species of sea stars. The dimensions of the sea star can reach 65 cm in diameter. In the sea star disc-shaped body, to which are attached five-ray source. Starfish have the ability to grow a new limb to replace lost. On the inside of the hands of the sea stars have tube feet that allow you to move and attach to rocks or coral. Mouth of the starfish is located on the inner side of the disc. Some species of sea stars turn inside your stomach outward to envelop and digest their prey (which can be used, such as oysters, mussels and a variety of bivalves).

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British Sea Animals

Poisonous sea snails, jellyfish, and aggressive Fighting Fish – all you can see on the pages of the book, Paul Naylor, “British Sea animals,” which tells about the underwater life. The book is reprinted for the third time. Author of the book – the photographer Naylor – I wanted to show us the unusual behavior of marine animals, of which, we think, we all know long ago. He hopes his book will teach us to appreciate the richness that nature gave us, and will inspire conservationists and more fight for the preservation of the environment.

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Starfish spawn, which in appearance resembles an egg yolk. Usually the eggs of this species of sea stars are very large, so that we can distinguish them in this picture (the small bright yellow balls).

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It is the responsibility of males gubatoy greenfinch includes the construction and protection of the nest. No wonder these fish have a mottled color, because their burrows are usually dug where anemones grow – these purple-green algae.

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Mud hole at the bottom of the seas are populated by a lot of interesting things. In the background of this photo we see the orange claw Norwegian lobster, which are often cooked with garlic sauce. And in the foreground showing off fosforitsiruyuschee sea pen.

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In calm shallow underwater scenery is amazingly beautiful. Among the “forest” of various algae you can find not only divers, but snorkeling.

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Many marine snails such as this are not hard shell and are able to crawl only slowly. From predators, protect their special chemicals that are produced by their skin.

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Look how rich underwater world: a small area of the seabed, we see a crab, feathery anemone, sea sponge, two small hermit crabs (shell of one of them wrapped in a sponge) and stained bull.

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