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
Arabian sea is located between the u-owami the Arabian and the Indian subcontinent. His area of 3683 km2 and a large part of the sea constitutes one of the ocean basins of the Indian ocean. So the Arabian sea is very deep, its average depth is 2734 m and the maximum – 5203 m In the Arabian sea there is a large Gulf of Aden, through the Strait which connects the Arabian and Red seas, and Gulf of Oman, to which it is connected by the Hormuz Strait, Persian Gulf. In the Arabian sea developed fishery – there are more than 100 species of commercial fish, including sardines, tuna, Marlin, sailfish, mackerel.
Important fisheries for shrimp, crabs and lobster. The local waters are filled with several species of sharks, including Mako, black tip reef shark, tiger, blue and bull sharks. Even swim in shallow water, these sharks generally do not attack people, on the contrary, when meeting with the person trying to quickly retreat. The people here are much more dangerous to the sharks, because for the edible fins, which are exported, sharks in the Arabian sea foraged in large quantities. Continue reading
This is an exquisite corridor of dark mountains and radiant water. here and nowhere else, is the vestibule between the Levant and the tropics. -E. M. Forster describing the Gulf of Suez, 1923.
Red sea of Egypt is from the Gulf of Suez to the Sudanese borders. It is washed by mineral-rich red mountains inspired the mariners to name it the sea Mare Rostrum, or the Red sea.
Hermits seeking seclusion founded early Christian monasteries, sharing the desert with Bedouin tribes, trading in camels. Today, the cliffs and quarries of the Eastern desert svcstate, eeasily and Capricorns remain relatively nasledovanie. But the Red sea, dotted with coral reefs, surrounded by ancient ports, teeming povodnej life, has a rich Maritime history Dating back to the Pharaonic times.
Warm wind, once rushing to the East still bring thousands of migrating birds to the shores of the red sea. creating a Paradise for birdwatchers. Today, the ancient ports are known as the best resorts for snorkeling and fishing. Here you will find over 800 fish species, including the deadly-poisonous fish-stone, the equally dangerous butterfly fish, jellyfish such as Cassiopea, a crab who escaped ashore in the evenings and even some shark species.Sunbathers, tourists enjoy the white Sands of the beaches, fans of cool shade in the mangrove lagoons scattered along the coast, copayments masks – exploring the reefs and corals. Continue reading