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Marine fish-needle appeared in the Bashkir lake Asly-Kul, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday the party of the Ufa club professional diving Rustam Sirazetdinov.

According to him, at the end of June divers during the exploration of the bottom of the largest in Bashkiria lake Asly-Kul, discovered a large flock of fish-needle.

“They are very similar to the fish-the flute of the red sea, but only much smaller. Near the shore of the lake, a lot of them, in the same fry holds” – said the Agency diver.

The needle collection brings together about 200-250 species of fish, 150 species belong to the fish-needles and 32 species of marine skates. To the family are marine fish that live in the coastal zone of tropical and temperate waters. They usually prefer to settle on the sandy shores, thickets of seaweed and coral. The sizes of adult sea eagle ranging from 2.5 to 60 cm.

Members of the family are characterized by a very elongated elongated body. They feed on small planktonic crustaceans.

“Like a fish living on the shores of the Caspian, Azov and Black seas came in Bashkir lake, remains to be seen. According to some experts-ichthyologists, South fish involuntarily settled on the northfrom the warming climate. And biologists of the Bashkir state University believe that a fish could get into the lake in 1951 or in 1969, when experts were put in the lake fish whitefish and ripus from the river Volga,” – said Sirazetdinov.

According to information from divers who explore Asly-Kul for several years, the lake is home to pike, carp, carp, burbot, tench and pike.

Last week the fishermen on the lake Curability Abzelilovsky area of Bashkiria caught a five-pound herbivorous piranha. Fish transferred for studying on biological faculty of the Bashkir state University. According to scientists, piranha, normally found in South America, could release into the lake, the people from the home aquarium.

Bashkir fishermen caught in the lake are herbivorous piranha

July 1. Bashkir fishermen caught in the lake Curability herbivorous piranha, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the employee of Federal management of fisheries in the Republic of Bashkortostan.

According to him, the agencies asked residents Abzelilovskogo district of Bashkiria to clarify, as in freshwater lake was so exotic for these places fish.

“Our experts examined the fish, she weighs about two pounds and her at about four years. Fish is not a predator, it eats grass. Most likely, the pond had to get rid of people, she was eating grass and shells”, — said the Agency interlocutor. He noted that this is not the first case when the Bashkir fishermen pull from the waters of exotic fish.

Piranesi (Serrasalminae) — subfamily of predatory fishes of the family harasimovich (Characidae), living in rivers and ponds of South America. Piranhas usually reach 30 cm in length and weigh up to kilograms. Adult piranha — big fish, olive-silvery with purple or red tint. The structure of the lower jaw and teeth allows the piranha to snatch prey from large pieces of meat. Teeth piranhas have the appearance of a triangle height of 4-5 mm and are arranged so that the teeth of the upper jaw are exactly in the grooves between the teeth of the lower jaw.

Some species of piranhas (macinnis, Calosoma and others) are herbivorous.

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