Have you ever been snorkeling or diving in the ocean and asked yourself... "Why is this fish so vibrant in color and what happens if I touch it?" Well chances are that it's either venomous or poisonous. This guide covers the majority of toxic marine life found in our oceans and their effects on humans, if we are so unlucky to interact with them.
Michael Phife graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor's Degree in Science. He is currently employed as a supervisor for the oceanic research website, Reef Nation, and is considered a citizen scientist. His primary focus is on the study of ichthyology; with expertise in the study of fish behavior and toxicology. The majority of his research comes from hands-on experience with aqua-cultured fish and periodically conducting field research around the country.