A Color Atlas of Dangerous Marine Animals

A Color Atlas of Dangerous Marine Animals

By: Paul S. Auerbach (author), Dorman R. Campbell (author), Bruce W. Halstead (author)Hardback

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Description

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.

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Contents

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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/02/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780849371394
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780849371394
  • weight: 861
  • ISBN10: 0849371392

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