Bouncing-of-silt, a fish is of the water

The bouncing-do-silt is one fisk of 15 cm that has a very special particularitity, can breathe d´água outside. Living in the slimy areas ofthe fens and Asian and African lagoons, the bouncing one frequently faces times of drought where the tide low and practically becomes the impossible locomotion the fish. Endowed with great pectoral barbatanas and false feet covered of scales, bichinho can then leave the water and take a walk for firm land, jumping of root in root. Its breath remains thanks to a rudimentary lung and a small water reserve that is accumulated in branchial stock markets. In what it says respect to the feeding, the fish-amphibian possesss a rich diet of insects and worms.

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