Tourists Journal of Hazardous sea creatures
Painted reefs and picturesque fish – it’s so beautiful, but every time you enter in water, you can become another victim of the predator or to disturb the vengeful sea pet. It is especially dangerous for tourists the Red sea of Egypt, home to innumerable sea creatures. can spoil your holiday. What we can face in the water?
Jellyfish . Most often travelers face with jellyfish. On our shores, and in Ukraine they are not painful sting of a nettle, but the further South, the more dangerous become jellyfish. Especially dangerous are their representatives in Thailand and Australia, for example, “Sea wasp” has tentacles multimeter, after meeting with you, at best, get off lacerations and bad burns.
What to do . Face of these sea creatures is impossible, but you should know that near the coast they are usually a lot after the storm and during the rainy season. Additionally, you can use lotion to repel jellyfish.
Sea urchin . This inhabitant not seeking someone to hurt, but by nature sea urchins like to burrow into coastal Sands, thus often falling under the feet of tourists. Sharp needle urchins dig into the foot, in addition there is the chance of getting caught by a poisonous instance, in this case, without treatment there is a risk of fatal outcome.
What to do . Sea urchins are particularly fond of coral reefs, blizina can be worn on your feet special shoes.
Shark . These beasts are trained to kill even from his mother’s womb, devouring their brothers and sisters before her birth. Once you have tried the chelovechinki shark will never be the same, since then it will search for tender human flesh. The chance to get away from the sharks tend to zero. In addition, some representatives of these predators are able to attack people even at a small depth near the shore, such as occurred in the Red sea.
What to do . Do not swim at night, at this time sharks come out to hunt. Do not enter the water with sores on his body – the smell of blood in the water sharks can smell for many miles. Do not swim far.
Corals . The majority of coral reefs are not dangerous, but winds around a lot of aggressive animals, additionally, some corals are able to burn when touched due to the poisonous substances. So, inexperienced collectors corals may run into fire coral, touching which will get the same feeling as if they had taken a hot iron. Furthermore coral reefs are protected by law in many countries.
What to do . Diving the nearby reef, only experienced people. Do not touch the corals.
Stingray . These marine Pets love to dig in the sand, and felt someone’s foot on itself “bestow” snapper electric shock or a sharp spike.
What to do . The best protection will be your care, look at his feet.
Exotic fishes . 70% of tropical fish are poisonous, and stings from some of them is still no cure.
What to do . Not to worry and not to anger the sea creatures, then the problems should arise. The fish themselves would not attack that person for most of them being inedible, and therefore attack you they will be only in the case of protection.