Scientists told about the dangerous inhabitants of the sea of Azov

Ученые рассказали об опасных обитателях Азовского моря

The reason for the increase in the number of jellyfish-cornerto in the sea of Azov is the excess of the salt level and water temperature, a large amount of food, and lack of competition from plastikatnyh fish.

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In mid-summer, the researchers noticed an increased number of jellyfish Rhizostoma pulmo in the sea of Azov that can be linked with regularly increasing salinity of the reservoir. In June, the number of jellyfish in the sea was 100 copies on one “square” the largest number: 1040 jellyfish per square meter can be seen in the South-West of the sea of Azov.

Discovered species is usually found in the Black sea, to the neighboring region he came from rising salt levels, water temperature and abundance of provisions. The first time flash the number of jellyfish recorded in 1976, when the salinity was 13 ppm, then the scientists have observed cold-water Aurelia. In the 80s the percentage of their population has decreased due to a reduction of salinity, and in the 90s in the Azov sea jellyfish.

Also, we have previously reported that in Odessa region on the beaches near the village of Zatoka, holidaymakers have reported large numbers of jellyfish-cornerto in water, contact with which is fraught with burns.

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