Snake Pipefish

Snake Pipefish (Entelurus aequoreus)
Snake Pipefish (Entelurus aequoreus)

Snake Pipefish – Worth knowing about the Snake Pipefish

The Snake Pipefish (Entelurus aequoreus) belongs to the family of seahorses and pipefishes (Syngnathidae). That is a subcategory of the pipefish (Syngnathiformes). This genus has 32 species. To be clear: these fish are not hunted. If you are lucky you may be able to find this species in a public aquarium. This is a marine fish that is very scarce and therefore rare to find.

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European Eel

European Eel

European Eel – Introduction

The European Eel (Anguilla Anguilla) is a snake-shaped fish of which the females can grow to more than 1 meter and the males a maximum of 50 cm. This migratory fish belongs to the family Anguillidae. You can find this animal in the Atlantic Ocean, Northern Africa (Morocco), Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Baltic Sea, all of Europe to the north of Norway. The European Eel is also called a ray-finned fish. Its color varies from brown to grayish. This eel likes to stay in water plains with a muddy bottom.

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Fishing Rod Manufacturing

Fishing Rod Manufacturing - Part 1

Preface

Fishing Rod Manufacturing – What you definitely need and indispensable for sport fishing is a fishing rod. Which rod is the best or not is frequently discussed among fellow anglers. In this blog, I will try to share my vision, opinion, and experiences. However, I am not commercially tied to any brand or manufacturer anywhere. I will try to explain what happens and what is important when designing a rod. Of course, everyone has the right to have a different opinion, this only concerns my personal opinion.

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The Plague of the Asian Carp

The Asian Carp

Preface

The Asian Carp – In America, the Asian carp is a real scourge for the environment and the economy. This carp is a real wolverine and has no natural enemies. That is why the fish also reproduce very quickly and pose a threat to the other native fish species. Ironically, the Asian carp was introduced to nature by the Americans themselves to control algae growth. They did not know at the time what the impact of this action would be.

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Learn to Fish

Learn to Fish

Preface

Learn to Fish: If you don’t know how to start fishing then this article is very interesting for you. But an experienced angler may also discover some useful tips here. So: parents who want to teach their child (ren) to fish can bring their offspring in here and, if necessary, have them read along.

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Facts About Sharks – Part 2

Facts About Sharks - Part 2

Shark anatomy

 

Facts About Sharks – The head of a shark is cone-shaped and large. In contrast, they only have small eyes on the sides and their nostrils are on the top of the snout. A shark has an enormous number of spare teeth that are located on the inside of the jaw edge. This is also necessary because when they attack teeth are regularly broken and are immediately replaced by one of the spare teeth that appear in the rows behind the front teeth. This way, the sharks always have razor-sharp teeth. The shark gets oxygen from the water through its usually 5-gill slits. Sometimes there are 6 or 7-gill slits. These occur on both sides of its head. Many sharks have to move continuously to get oxygen.

 

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Facts About Sharks – Part 1

Facts About Sharks (Part 1)

Sharks

Facts About Sharks – The shark is a cartilage fish and its scientific name is “Selachimorpha” or also “Euselachii”. They are related to the stingray. Fossils have been found showing that the very first specimens date back to 425 to 455 million years ago. In comparison, the dinosaurs didn’t come into existence until 200 million years later. There are about 400 species of sharks and together with the rays, stingrays (600), and the little-known dragon fish or Holocephali (30) they form the family of the cartilaginous fish.

 

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History of Fishing

History of Fishing

A small piece of “History of Fishing”. Fishing already existed in ancient times. Wooden fishing hooks were already found 8,000 years ago. The Greeks and Romans also spoke in their texts about fishing. Even collecting mollusks from the sea is very old. For example, prehistoric mussel waste piles have already been found along the coasts of England. These hopes were dated to 164,000 years old. Such heaps were found, for example, on the Indian Ocean in South Africa, more precisely in Pinnacle-Point. But there are even older discoveries such as the garbage heaps found in Terra Mata near Nizza (400,000 years old!).

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Sport Fishing Is Relaxing

Sport Fishing Is Relaxing

Sport Fishing Is Relaxing – What could be more calming and relaxing than recreational fishing? You are one with nature and can throw off all the stress. Kind of quality time for yourself. So: forget the daily grind and enjoy that moment, enjoy the environment and everything that nature has to offer, and become “zen”. Because “Sport Fishing Is Relaxing”! But keep an eye on your float and don’t fall asleep … lol … A little muffled music in the background can be sleep-inducing for some people and pleasant to listen to for others. Or maybe you have a colleague who keeps you company? Then you can talk about little things with maybe a snack and a drink. Or if your family is there, you can have a nice picnic. But tell the children (if any) not to be too noisy … This could scare the fish!

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