IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research


Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ]basket (0): add | show Printer-friendly version

Marine envenomations. Part 2 - Other marine envenomations
Nimorakiotakis, B.; Winkel, K.D. (2002). Marine envenomations. Part 2 - Other marine envenomations. Aust. Fam. Physician 31(12): 975-979
In: Australian Family Physician. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: South Melbourne. ISSN 0300-8495, more
Peer reviewed article  

Available in Authors 


Authors  Top 
  • Nimorakiotakis, B.
  • Winkel, K.D.

    BACKGROUND Australian waters contain a variety of venomous creatures, including jellyfish, stinging fish, blue-ringed octopus, sea snakes, cone snails and stingrays. OBJECTIVE Part 2 of this article focusses on common marine envenomations other than jellyfish stings. DISCUSSION Even though mortality from these envenomations is low, there is a high level of morbidity especially with stonefish and other stinging fish envenomations. Some envenomations, however, are serious enough to require antivenom treatment and deaths still occasionally occur.

All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Authors