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.