Beautiful and poisonous. Red Sea reefs are home to more than 1,000 species of plants and animals. Many of them are beautiful and venomous. We must remember that we are the only guests there. Structure of nourshment developed toxicity mechanisms to help them survive.
Some animals mastered the art of camouflage (scorpionfish, stonefish, walkmanfish), part warns us in Technicolor- venomous and poisonous. The surrounding organisms, bite, burn themselves, cut, inject venom or poison. Scuba diving on the reef seldom ends any accident. Why?
Marine animals do not attack, but a weapon. Greater threat to one is a man, so often prefer to withdraw or ignore divers.
Reason underwater guides. You always have to discuss what creatures you will meet and inform divers on how to avoid a hazard.
The prohibition forces glove sense and makes us think about touching the coral reef.
Find out a little about the habits of marine animals. For example, hover lionfish dorsal and ventral, while leaning forward - thereby sending a warning signal. They are then ready for fast attack and piercing spikes venom into the body. Prick of lionfish is very painful. May cause vomiting, swelling, difficulty breathing, paralysis and even death. The venom can be neutralized by immersion in hot water (45 degrees C) or heating hair dryer, which helps in the airline.
This man is an intruder, causing the fish to run through defenses.
Please remember that animals do not themselves poisonous never attack humans. The accident comes only as a result of his carelessness or urgency, so they can be avoided. The security is to know about the life and habits of animals.
Rules for safe contact with poisonous marine animals:
Avoid touching the ground, at least keep its distance meter
Do not touch anything
Do not reach into holes and crevices
No animal urge in place with no way out, always leave them an escape route
If necessary, kneel or hold up, just take a look around
Do not feed the animals
Do not provoke the animal, do not try to play with them, hold or pet them
Should you have any contact with animals ending injury, sting or bite should be immediately benefit from medical attention.
If you want to "set" the subject for photography, you need to make a slight movement of the hand and use the water movement.