Unique fish in Indonesia ,one of them is Mudskiper

I love Indonesia because Indonesia is rich in natural resources, rich of culture. Indonesia is also rich on something unique. Something that one of them is fish. Unique fish in Indonesia, one of which is Mudskiper. Is a group of fish of several clans which belong to the tribe Oxudercinae.

These fish love to jump around to the Mainland, especially in shallow muddy or watery areas around the mangroves when the water subsided. Other names are, tempakul, tembakul, timpakul, gelodok or belacak (at Malay), Gabus laut, lunjat and others. In the language of the United Kingdom called the mudskipper, due to his habit of jumping in the mud was.

 This fish is very distinctive look (funny klo according ane). Mudskiper have eyes protruding above the head like the eyes of a frog, dempak, facial and dorsal fin-fin that extended NET. His long round like a torpedo, while the tail fin rounded body length varies, ranging from a few centimeters up to approach the 30 cm.

 The expertise owned fish on this one, other than can survive long in the land (90% of the time is spent on the land), gelodok fish can climb the roots of mangrove trees, jump far, and ' walking ' on top of the mud. The base of the fins powerful muscular chest, so that the sail can be bent and functioning as an arm for creeping, crawling and hopping.

 The power stayed on the Mainland is supported by its ability to breathe through the skin of his body, and a layer of mucous membranes in the mouth and his throat, which can only be done in the circumstances. Therefore the gelodok every few moments need to be dipped into water to wet her body.

 Periophthalmus koelreuteri gelodok fish every time can last up to 7-8 minutes on the ground, before entering again into the water. In addition, gelodok also keeps a number of water in an enlarged insangnya cavity, allowing the gills to always submerged and functioning as a fish that walks on land.
Living in an area of tidal plain gelodok, dig a hole in the soft mud for nest. This hole can be very deep and divided into branches, containing water and a bit of air in certain spaces. When the tide rises, gelodok generally hide in holes to avoid predatory fish that arrive. Milter has some sort of tool copulation in the gonads. After the mariage, gelodok fish eggs stored in its hole, and guarded by a parent females. Eggs were sticky and attached to the wall of mud. Periophthalmodon schlosseri Gelodok can spawn up to 70000 grains. G

elodok prey on a variety of animals, ranging from laundry crab (Uca spp.), shrimp, fish, scallops, squid, to the ngangrang ants and flies. These fish are also thought to eat the little plants. When exploring the Mainland, gelodok also often attacked and drove out the other gelodok, to defend its territory. Distribution and diversity of types of Gelodok Periophthalmus gracilis (from Malaysia to North Australia) fish gelodok is only found on the beaches of tropical, and subtropical Indo-Pacific up to the Atlantic coast of the African continent.

 Currently have been identified as many as 35 species of fish gelodok. Is divided into three major groups, namely Boleophthalmus, Periophthalmus and Periophthalmodon. Some species Pseudapocryptes elongatus, an example is Periophthalmus gracilis, Periophthalmus barbarus, novemradiatus, Periophthalmus argentilineatus Periophthalmodon schlosseri and Periophthalmus. Yet many revealed the value of this fish. However, these fish are among the most resistant to environmental damage, and can continue to live in conditions that are "of concern" though. But in China and Japan, gelodok fish dishes, as well as being used as a traditional medicine, primarily as a power for sex.
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