Health. Poisonous sea creatures
Rest on the sea, and especially on the ocean side is always very attractive. And doubly in uncharted territory. But the water element can become a trap for man. People are afraid of sharks, but don’t know anything about poisonous aquatics – sea creatures, touching which can cause toxic shock or paralysis.
In a light it will burn, after which there can remain a scar. Victims of poisonous aquatics can become naive nature-lovers, who, wearing a mask and flippers, jump into the depths of the sea or ocean without a wetsuit. Very helpful first learn about what sea creatures live there. In tropical seas often on the whole water area covers a quarantine regime because of the approach to the shore dangerous for a man of aquatics or aquatic organisms. Better to meet these requirements.
Poisonous sea creatures
1. Jellyfish and siphonophora physalia
Jellyfish are marine invertebrates that live in all the seas and oceans. There are more than 2,000 species of jellyfish, of which approximately 70 are dangerous to humans, a collision with them causes severe burns and may even cause a lethal outcome. The severity of the burns of jellyfish varies and depends on individual to individual. It may just be a burning sensation or pain that last from a few minutes to several hours. But someone may develop anaphylactic shock due to the intolerance of the toxin of jellyfish. The most dangerous type of jellyfish is the box jellyfish. It has a distinctive cube-shaped body. Burn this jellyfish causes severe intoxication and dermatitis, and possible death. The most dangerous of the jellyfish, Sahika barnesu and Carybdea alata, have another name – the sea wasp. It is a small jellyfish that live at great depths, but their powerful tentacles they are even capable of penetrating a wetsuit. Continue reading