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This comprehensive, colour-illustrated volume covers the identification and biology of stinging and poisonous sea creatures, their effects on humans, the first aid and medical management of victims, and the prevention of envenomation in recreation and work. Written by contributors around the world under the auspices of the International Consortium for Jellyfish Stings, the book provides details suitable for marine biologists, divers, and fisheries officers. It should also be a useful resource for safety and first aid officers in all marine industries.
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Venomous & Poisonous Marine Animals is a comprehensive, color-illustrated milestone in marine biology, medicine and toxicology covering the identification and biology of stinging and venomous sea creatures, including jellyfish, octopuses, shellfish, sponges, sea urchins and cucumbers, sea snakes, and venomous fishes. It details the effects of each on humans, the appropriate first-aid treatment and medical management of victims, and ways to avoid envenomation. Venomous & Poisonous Marine Animals is written for medical personnel and paramedics, marine biologists, students and practitioners in toxicology, divers, and fisheries officers. It is an essential resource for safety and first-aid officers in all marine industries, including tourism and fishing as well as for officials and participants in water sports and recreations. Venomous & Poisonous Marine Animals is enhanced by more than 300 color photographs and diagrams. -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description University of New South Wales, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110868402796
Book Description University of New South Wales Press, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0868402796