Continue about the underwater world of Sharm El-Sheikh (or rather about the animals that could be observed in the corals near our hotel).
Star Cygan (Siganus stellatus), cute fish of the genus Xigang, all in fine-fine point with a yellowish fins, swam always in pairs. Under the spines, fins, an injection which can be painful.
The Blowfish strorey point (Canthigaster solandri). Protective colouring, moved sharp shots, the rest of the time freezes on the bottom. Although, me personally, despite the disguise, catches the eye. To gloryhole famous Puffer fish, the organs of which in different concentrations contains strong poison tetrodotoxin, and cooking wrong which could send a foodie to the hereafter. Continue reading
Dangerous inhabitants of the red sea
The red sea is considered the most beautiful sea in the world. It really impresses by its variety of colors and shapes. However, not everyone knows about the dangers you may encounter, neglecting the basic rules of conduct in the sea. In this article we wanted to tell You about the inhabitants of the red sea that can be dangerous, how to avoid and how to deal with the consequences, if You still got hurt.
Sharks in the Red sea are found the great white shark, grey reef shark, silky shark, black tip reef shark, oceanic white tip shark, silver tip shark, nurse shark, reef white tip shark, hammerhead shark and leopard shark. In the territorial waters of Egypt are not many, they are home to the coast of Sudan. Near the beaches, hotels shark You are unlikely to see, they like more calm places.
Sharks of the red sea is typical for their numerous family. Meeting them does not Bode well. So the principle is one to stay away from them and all will be well. However, in recent years, many researchers prove that sharks are not aggressive. They just don’t need to provoke. Continue reading
As it became known, the incident occurred on the red sea coast. The victim was 53-year-old tourist from Germany. While swimming tourist in the sea, the shark attacked him and bit off the foot. In the end, a German tourist died on the way to hospital from loss of blood. Note that how far from shore was a man, not specified.
Previous case of shark attacks on tourists off the coast of Marsa Alam has happened in 2009, then the victim of the attack was French tourist.
It is also worth noting that the attack of sharks on tourists is not a rare phenomenon. So for example, in 2013 a German tourist lost an arm on one of the Hawaiian resorts during a shark attack. According to statistics, in 2014, worldwide there were 118 shark attacks on people: of these, 10 people died and 87 were injured. Continue reading