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Created: Sep 06, 2010, modified: Jan 13, 2012, overall rating: 0.000
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Untitled - gurnard, a Fish-hat. Belongs to the family of Scorpio.

Gurnard has a large wingspan, the fins, which resemble large round hat. In the center of a big strong head. Multi-colored plumage of the wings, fins gave the second name of a fish - a sea cock. May vocalize their gallbladder.

Biology: Marine rooster lives in sandy burrows, crevices and slopes seaward reefs up to 100 m.

Marine Eats Cock mainly feeds on invertebrates, and sometimes prey on smaller fish. When it is disturbed, then spreads its colorful wings and breast at a decent speed can carry away.

The range of habitats: from the Red Sea to the Hawaiian Islands, Polynesia, Africa and New Zealand.

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