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Restocking

The cod finally got to big for the aquarium – mostly because it eats more than the filters can handle. The two sculpins where put back into the ocean.

Instead I caught a lumpsucker, shrimps and thousands of mysis to feed the shark babies. I now have three newly hatched sharks and a small Greater weever.

Below are pictures form my collection trip when I caught the Greater weever and msyis caught during a night dive. Mysis gets attracted to the light form the dive torch and are easy to scoop up with fine-mesh net in front of the light.

Flatfish front onGreater weeverthe one-eyed-turbotJellyfishSaithe caught in a netGreater weeverCommon shore crab feasting on a dead sculpinCod and sculpins going back to the oceanGreater weever and shark side-by-sideMysis aka. cloud of food
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Sharks

My tank has got new sharks small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula). Sharks are my favourite fish, since they reaylle act and look like the predator they are and they seem to have a bit more personalty than the always hungry cods. Three eggs are waiting to hatch and one has already hatched. The hatched one likes to eat small herring and mysis, so for now it is growing fine.

Here is a photo of a shark embryo waiting to hatch. Its fine brushlike gills are clearly visible and the eyes is very large already.

 

Scyliorhinus canicula

Scyliorhinus canicula

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