Dangerous Marine Creatures


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By Carl Edmonds; 276 pages; Softcover;
A unique guide to aid scuba divers, and all others connected with the sea in avoiding injury from marine creatures. Covers the general description of most dangerous marine creatures, and gives the symptoms, first aid treatments, medical treatments and techniques to prevent injury, poisoning, venomous stings and infections. Also gives case reports on medical cases involving these creatures. A comprehensive and in-depth guide.
Marine creatures employ various survival techniques which can harm divers. The provocation most of the time lies with the humans who, either by accident or choice encroach upon the marine habitat.
In this book, Dr. Carl Edmonds (an experienced diver and pioneer of diving medicine in Australia)describes and illustrates the most common dangerous marine creatures likely to be encountered by divers, swimmers, fisherman and sailors.