The facts about sharks. Interesting facts
Today our article will be about a very ancient creatures of the animal world that lived before dinosaurs and sharks. So there you go. • At the moment the science…

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The aquarium Museum: Museums of Sevastopol
In the center of Sevastopol, on the shore of Artillery Bay, is a building of Institute of biology of southern seas named after A. O. Kovalevsky of national Academy of…

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The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum Sevastopol.

Hours: Summer from 9.00 to 19.00. Without breaks and weekends. In winter from 10.00 to 18.00. Closed: Mon. In the school holidays – seven days a week.

The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum is one of the oldest public aquariums in Europe, is the oldest marine aquarium in the country. It was founded in 1897 in the Sevastopol biological station. The idea of the Aquarium creation belongs to the first Director of the Sevastopol biological station of the academician A. O. Kovalevsky.

During the second world war the Museum building was partially destroyed, and the exposition is irrevocably lost. In 1948-1950 years was conducted works on construction of buildings and installation of a marine aquarium. And in 1951, the Aquarium was opened to visitors.

The Sevastopol Aquarium-Museum is a well-known cultural and educational institution. It is annually visited by approximately 100,000 people. The exposition of the Aquarium-Museum occupies three halls with a total area of about 200 sq. m. Continue reading

Fish Cichlids

For example, the stores sold frozen tilapia, which is also owned by the family. It is known that the dimensions may be very varied, as some species have a length of about 2.5 cm, and others – more than 100 centimeters.

The total number of species of this family is about two thousand, and many of them not yet described. Certain types of fish are common only in some water basins, and at the moment they are on the verge of extinction.

Because the family is quite diverse, this article will talk about those fish that live in aquariums. The majority of aquarium fish has a high, laterally compressed body, single dorsal fin. Cichlids have a bright color, which is especially noticeable during spawning. Continue reading