The marine world harbors many attractive creatures that can sometimes lure the unwary into danger. This dramatic, full color book provides a complete photographic survey of the world's many dangerous marine animals. Practical information contained in this volume includes the biology, habitat, and unique characteristics of each species; geographic location; and, prevention and treatment of injuries from each animal. Closeups and cross-sections of the venom apparatuses of many animals are also included. This book will provide a useful reference source for marine biologists, oceanographers, marine scientists, toxicologists, as well as accident, emergency, and trauma specialists. Its exciting photographs will enthrall anyone intrigued by the sea.
Preface. Traumatogenic Animals. Venomous Invertebrates. Venomous Vertebrates. Invertebrates that are Poisonous to Eat. Vertebrates that are Poisonous to Eat. Electrogenic Animals. Advanced Medical Treatment. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. Index.
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