Okinawan Habu Venom (image) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Share Print E-Mail Caption The Okinawan Habu can produce a large amount of venom. The venom is hemotoxic and destroys the blood cells and tissues of the prey. Credit Prof. Hiroki Shibata Usage Restrictions Please use photo credits as mentioned above. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.