Marine food web

Marine food web. Note that the arrows ...

Tetrodotoxin

Paul McNabb and Dr Susie Wood of the Cawthron ...

Campylobacter bacteria

Campylobacter bacteria have a distinct spiral ...

Mouse bioassays

Paul McNabb of the Cawthron Institute in ...

Marine trophic pyramid

Food webs throughout the world all have the ...

What are viruses?

Dr Wendy Williamson of ESR’s water management ...

Fungi kingdom

Dr Peter Buchanan, of Landcare Research NZ ...

Katipō

The katipō (Latrodectus katipo) is one of two ...

Sign for poison

This sign is used to indicate the presence of ...

LD50

Paul McNabb explains LD50 – a lethal dose ...

Amanita muscaria mushroom

The toxin muscarine comes from the mushroom ...

Toxicity levels in sea slugs

Dr Susie Wood of the Cawthron Institute in ...

Portuguese man-of-war

The Portuguese man-of-war or bluebottle ( ...

Redback

The redback (Latrodectus hasselti) is one of ...

Red tide

A spectacular red tide (non-toxic) of ...

Swan plant

Monarchs lay their eggs on swan plants. As ...

Karaka berries

Karaka berries (Corynocarpus laevigatus) were ...

Spider killing a flying ant

Spiders inject venom (through a bite) into ...

Washing hands

Washing hands is an important part of ...

Paracelsus (1493–1541)

Over 400 years ago, alchemist and physician ...

Testing for toxins in kaimoana

Dr Dave Taylor of the Cawthron Institute in ...

Asian date mussels

Dr Dave Taylor of the Cawthron Institute in ...

Red admiral caterpillar

Animals use defence mechanisms as a means of ...

Monitoring shellfish safety

Paul McNabb of the Cawthron Institute in ...

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