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Poisonous animals
 
Cnidarians (Jellyfish, Corals and Anemones)
 
Venomous fish
 
Scorpions
 
Spiders
 
Hymenopterans (Bees, Wasps and Ants)
 
Sea snakes
 
Terrestrial snakes
 
Miscellaneous animals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Animals that cause envenoming and poisoning (picture guide)

Oral poisoning caused by the consumption of poisonous animals. Marine animals are the main cause,

along with some freshwater fish

 


Diagnosis & Treatment Biomedical database
Shellfish
Link
Link
Marine snails

Link
Link
Echinoderms
(starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers)


Link
Crustaceans Link
Link
Horseshoe crabs

Link
Fish or fish roe Link
Link (choose relevant entry)
Sea turtles
  Link
Whales and polar mammals  
Link

 

Parenteral envenoming caused by external injuries from venomous animals

 

In freshwater
Diagnosis & Treatment Biomedical database
Fish Link

Catfishes,

Stingrays

Sea snakes (only in Lake Taal

on Luzon, Philippines, and in

Lake Tegano on Rennel Island,

Solomon Islands. Sometimes in

river mouths and further upstream

in the Indo-Pacific region)


Link

Enhydrina shistosa,

Hydrophis semperi,

various genera

Platypus (Australia and Tasmania)
Link

 

In salt or brackish water Diagnosis & Treatment Biomedical database
Sponges Link

Cnidarians

(jellyfish, corals, sea anemones etc.)

Link
Link
Bristle worms

Link
Cone shells

Link
Octopuses Link
Echinoderms
(starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers)

Sea urchins,

Crown-of-thorns starfish

Fish Link Link
Sea snakes

Link

Link

 

On land
Diagnosis & Treatment Biomedical database
Scorpions Link Link
Spiders   Link Link
Ticks   Link
Centipedes   Link

Hymenopterans

(bees, wasps and ants)

Link Link
Caterpillars, moths and butterflies Link
Beetles Link

Beaded lizard and Gila monster

(only in southwestern USA and Mexico)

Link
Venomous snakes

Link (choose region)
Link (choose snake family)