The whale shark is a non-aggressive creature that poses no threat to swimmers, snorkelers or scuba divers. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 12.65 metres (41.50 ft) and a weight of more than 21.5 tonnes (47,000 lb). The shark has distinctive light-yellow markings on its very thick, dark gray skin. It is a filter feeder and can neither bite nor chew. These feeder eat plankton, krill, fish eggs, small fish, salp, jellyfish and coral spawn. Although its mouth can stretch to four feet wide, Whale sharks are slow swimmers, moving at speeds of no little more than 3 miles per hour.
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Piranhas are a carnivorous fish from South America, which have a fearsome reputation. They are very aggressive fish and cannot be kept in a community tank. They will attack and eat the other fish. Piranhas have very sharp teeth and strong jaws. The red-bellied piranha can reach a size of 11-12 inches (28-30 cm) in length. Your tank should measure at least 60 x 24 x 24 inches (150 x 60 x 60 cm). A piranha tank needs extra filtration. Best alternative is using one internal and one external filter to keep water clear in same time. Tank should be planted with lots of cover, becouse piranhas do not like bright tanks. The water temperature should be about 79°F (26°C). The pH should be around 6.6. Baby Red Belly Piranhas can fed about 2 to 3 times a day. As they get older you can slow down to about once every other day would be best. Frozen foods are best, like bloodworms, brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, beefheart…
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Market is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, handling over 2000 tons of marine products per day. The market is located in Tsukiji in central Tokyo, 10 minutes walk from Tsukiji-Shijo station on the Oedo line. It is a major attraction for foreign visitors. The best times to visit are between 5:00am and 9:00am. You could buy more than 400 different types of seafood from cheap seaweed to the most expensive caviar and from tiny sardines to 300 kg tuna. Tsukiji Fish Restaurant presents a unique dining experience. It offers an impressive spread that includes sushi, sashimi, and traditional Japanese, Chinese and Korean dishes.
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The puffer fish has enough poison, which is more powerful than cyanide, to kill up to 30 people, Fugu\’s poison can lead to instantaneous deaths of diners. It should be prepared incorrectly. Only licensed cooks are allowed to prepare this delicacy and they must have to special license after ending two-year course. The puffer fish is prepared alive. it should still be twitching on the hot plate. This yummie food becomes you a pretty expensive. The average price of a fugu dinner is about $300 per person in U.S. One meal can cost $100 to $200 per person at a famous restaurant in Japen. But there are economy fugu dishes (from $15 to $20) available at some restaurants.
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Typical food that is eaten by polar bear are seals and fish. Photos capture different situations like patiently waiting, hunting on breathing hole, starving, eating seal, walking on pack ice near open water …
Height: Average adult male 8.5 ft. (2.6 m) Average adult female 6.5 ft. (2 m)
Weight: Average adult male 900 lbs. Average adult female 500 lbs
Color: Off-white fur with black nose, eyes and mouth
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