Atlantic

Fish-moon, fish, sun, fish-head.

Fish-moon, fish, sun, fish-head - all the names of one pelagic fish, family loewenich, or the moon-fish (Molidae). In this family includes five types moon-fish, the most common of them view - Mola Mola.
Fish - the moon is the largest of modern bony fish, adult which on average is about 3 m in length and 150 kg in mass. In the Guinness book of world records recorded data about fish caught in 1908, near Sydney, the length of her torso was 4.26 m, and the weight 2235 kg

Although there is evidence that in the Atlantic ocean, near the coast of the USA (new Hampshire), was slowlen instance by a 5.5 m, the mass of which remained uncommitted.

The habitat of fish-moon tropical, subtropical and temperate waters of the world ocean. However, to spawn this fish-the sun is sent only in the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans. Some adult fish may include warm currents and to penetrate in lukewarm water.

In the waters of the Atlantic ocean, the fish can be seen near Newfoundland, Iceland, UK, in the Baltic sea and along the coast of Norway and the Kola Peninsula. You can also meet this fish in the sea of Japan and the Kuril Islands.

Fish - moon amazes with its unusual appearance. Her body squeezed from both sides, it is very tall and short. If you look at the fish in the profile, it seems that it is round and reminds the disk of the full moon, and Anfas fish more like a millstone mill. As if to look at this giant, he recalled the well-known us fish flounder. Thanks to this appearance of this fish and received its name (the moon, the sun, head). Continue reading

Island Vila Franca do Campo

In the Atlantic ocean, remote on more than 1300 kilometers from the mainland of Europe, spread the nine Islands are divided into three groups, each of which includes three island archipelago Azores. However, nine Islands that only those that are larger, but their shores you can find a lot of small Islands, formed in the same of the volcanic activity that has created and the main land archipelago.

The greatest interest among these Islands causes island called Vila Franca do Campo, lying just five hundred metres from the coast of the island of San Miguel. The island is interesting because it formed the crater of an extinct and partially sunken volcano. Because of this lake Laguna in its center is almost perfectly round in shape. The island gets a lot of tourists. In addition, there is a variety of sports competitions, including cliff diving. Previously, the island was used by whalers, and even played the role of the fortress, but here now protected reserve.

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