⭐️               You will lived and for god sake be a man about it
⭐️⭐️           Annoying and pray you dont have allergy
⭐️⭐️⭐️      This is when you scream your mommy and need medical aid.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  Your @#%#!!! Go to the hospital ASAP!!
Make sure before you dive you know where is the nearest hospital or clinic. Also getting certify in EAR or CPR will make you a local hero someday. Learn pressure-immobilisation technique.
Carry small first aid kit: bandage, alcohol swabs, tweezers, icepack, antiseptic cream, local anaesthetic cream or oitment.

Bluebottle Jellyfish ⭐️⭐️

The blue float is around 5-10 cm and tentacles can be up to 3 meter long. 
Symptoms:  sharp, severe pain, sweating, itching and nausea
First aid: remove tentacles gently, with tweezers. Apply hot water and no vinegar or else there will be more venom injected to the skin. If the reaction is severe , seek medical help
Irukandji ⭐️⭐️⭐️

1-2 cm long with 4 tentacles up 1 meter long.

Symptoms: main symptoms occur 10-60 minutes after, low backache, abdominal pain, cramps in the limb, abdomen, and chest. Sweating, headaches and vomiting
First aid: apply icepack. Check breathing and pulse, EAR or CPR is needed if necessary and seek medical help immedietly
Jimble ⭐️⭐️⭐️

1 cm across and four 5 cm tentacles.
Symptoms: painful sting, swelling and redness
First aid: gently remove tentacles with tweezers, apply icepack or cold compress or local anaesthetic cream. Seek medical aid if it get worst
Box Jellyfish ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Square shaped 30 cm across with multiple 3 meter tentacles
Symptoms: swollen lines of purple or dark brown, agonising pain, loss consciousness, cessation of breathing and death.
First aid: dont rubb the stung area, apply tons of household vinegar to the tentacles for atleast 30’sec. Apply pressure immobilisation bandage. If necessary commence EAR or CPR and go to hospital for antivenom.

Fire coral ⭐️

This way wetsuit come handy. It can be fern or sponge like usually brown or yellow/green.
Symptoms: stinging, itchiness and painful burning. Weals and swelling
First aid: local anaesthetic oitment to reduce pain,  or immerse the area with hot water or hot pack.
Stinging seaweed or fire weed ⭐️
30 cm long feathery green, brown, white and purple attached to rocks.
Symptoms: stinging 10-15 minute affect and leave blotchy red with weals.
First aid: wash with water and use local anaesthetic oitment or just be man about it!
Rabbitfish ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Local fisherman favorite fish to deep fried. Well i know a lot of people who come from overseas to spearfish in indonesia and got stung and start crying. If this happen to you just be a man about or apply hot water and try to remove the spine.
Butterfly Cod aka Lionfish ⭐️⭐️⭐️
You always see them other rock or on top of coral. Just avoid them. If you are stupid enough to provoke the fish to erect their spine and manage to poke you. 
Symptoms: a lot of pain, swollen wound, hot, numb and tissue around the wound become red or bluish.
First aid: remove spine, apply hot water and go to the hospital.
Stonefish aka rockfish ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Tasty fish at chinese restaurant but sneaky bastard in the sea. This is a serious fish that can cause death. They burrows into sand and mud so be carefully.

Symptoms: immediate pain from puncture wound, it get worst until is excrutiating! Lose consciouness, swollen, hot, numb and tissue around the wound turn red and bluish.
First aid kit: helicopter ride to hospital to get an antivenom ASAP!
Sea Urchins ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Very common in Indonesia water but easily to detect them to avoid.
Symptoms: severe pain but you can manage and be a man about it. Swelling, numb and inflammation.
First aid : remove spine vertically and make sure it doesnt break off. Move the affected limb to ease the pain.

Stay save spearos…

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Owner and Founder Of Indonesia Spearfishing Charter. I have been hunting land ocean since i was a young boy.

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