Dangerous Fishes of the Eastern and Southern Arabian Peninsula

  • Laith A.¬†Jawad

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
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    Pages 1-11
  3. Dangerous Fishes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
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      Pages 15-122
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      Pages 123-141
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      Pages 143-151
  4. Poisonous and Venomous Fishes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 309-322

About this book


This book is devoted to the dangerous fishes found offshore the eastern and southern Arabian Peninsula. It covers information about the main groups of dangerous fish species i.e., biting and predator fish group, venomous stinging fish, electric shock fish, harmful stinging fish, and poisonous fish. In the latter group, the book gives details about fishes that cause several types of toxicities to human. The purpose of this book is to thoroughly introduce life, nature and methods of dangerous fishes in order to form awareness about their danger and to take the proper preventive steps. It will appeal to researchers, scholars, divers, the sea coast visitors and students of marine biology as it is highly informative and carefully presented. This book is the first of its kind for the Arabian region in particular and the Middle East in general.


Electric shock fish Fish species endemism Harmful stinging fish Intoxication Poisonous fish Venomous stinging fish

Authors and affiliations

  • Laith A.¬†Jawad
    • 1
  1. 1.ManukauNew Zealand

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