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Dangerous Sea Life of the West Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico: A Guide for Accident Prevention and First Aid

Field / Identification GuideHandbook / Manual

By: Edwin S Iversen and Renate H Skinner

100 pages, colour illus

Pineapple Press

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #162944 | ISBN: 156164370X
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

About this book

How to recognize and avoid running afoul of the creatures that bite or sting, are poisonous when eaten, or are otherwise potentially harmful. A handy reference for swimmers, boaters, divers, anglers, and water-lovers.

Covers species that bite: sharks, bony barracuda, moray eels, etc.) fishes, alligators and crocodiles, octopi, and sea lice; species that sting: jellyfish, stingrays, fire worms, fire coral, cone shells, sea urchins, and bony fishes (scorpionfish, cowfish, etc.); and species dangerous to eat: from cholera, paralytic shellfish poisoning, red tide, parasites, ciguatera, etc.


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