Round goby

Inhabits the Azov and Black seas. Its color from brownish-gray to yellow-brown. There are a large number of spots of irregular shape.

Other steers features a large black spot on the dorsal fin. Length is up to 25 cm, Feeds on marine worms, mollusks, crustaceans, and adults mainly on fish. Logs – sea fish living at the bottom. Shelly prefers a sandy bottom and a depth of 10 to 15 meters. Loves to stay among rocks near the shore under large stones. Very tasty.

Family life Bychkov interesting. They create a nest under the stone, upside down or dug their burrows in sandy soil. The male cleans debris from a suitable place to nest. Makes specks in the mouth. For delaying the calves the necessary smooth surface of the walls of the socket and ceiling, where the female lays the eggs in a single layer. When the nest is ready the male and female mate.

The female settles in the nest for 12 – 20 hours. She then enters him, then gets out. Then attached to the ceiling using the abdominal sucker and lays eggs. This thing goes from 3 to 9 hours. Then the female is removed, leaving the male alone.

Now, the offspring will take care of the father. Forgetting about food, he has a lot of night guards the eggs. Moving fins drives the fresh water, rich in oxygen, to the calf. Attacking any animals, whether it be crabs or fish, approaching the walls. If the male dies, then dies and the eggs.

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