Aquaculture Parasitology Book

Aquaculture Parasitology


  • Author : Frederick S. B. Kibenge
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 0128132825
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 9,9 Mb

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Aquaculture Parasitology Summary:

Aquaculture Parasitology: Pathogens of Fish, Crustaceans, and Molluscs addresses the steadily increasing importance of infectious diseases of aquatic animals. With the burgeoning expansion of the animal aquaculture industry to new geographic areas, new microbial and parasitic species with pathogenic potential will continue to emerge. This necessitates rapid identification of the new pathogens to enable their control. Each pathogenic parasitic species in Aquaculture Parasitology in the book is accompanied by the full description of both taxonomic and clinical information for the three major aquatic food animals (fish, crustaceans and mollusks). The book takes a comprehensive approach to disease affecting aquaculture production, thus making it valuable to aquaculturists, clinical practitioners in aquatic animal health, veterinarians, and all those in industry, government or academia who are interested in aquaculture, fisheries and comparative biology. Describes principles of diagnosis and prevention control of aquatic animal parasitic pathogens Includes determinants of new emerging parasitic diseases in aquaculture Identifies pathogen susceptibility to specific parasites and other pathogens affecting aquatic food supply Presents identification and classifications of aquatic animal parasitic pathogens to help examine features of different parasitic groups

Fish Parasites Book

Fish Parasites


  • Author : James E. Bron
  • Publisher : 5m Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2021-08-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789181524
  • Total Read : 74
  • File Size : 13,5 Mb

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Fish Parasites Summary:

This high quality and authoritative book answers questions on how aquatic animal diseases can be properly prevented, identified, monitored, treated and managed.

Marine Parasitology Book
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Marine Parasitology


  • Author : Klaus Rohde
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release Date : 2005-09-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9780643099272
  • Total Read : 99
  • File Size : 7,7 Mb

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Marine Parasitology Summary:

This comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date work provides the definitive overview of marine parasites worldwide. It is an invaluable reference for students and researchers in parasitology and marine biology and will also be of interest to ecologists, aquaculturists and invertebrate biologists. Initial chapters review the diversity and basic biology of the different groups of marine parasites, discussing their morphology, life cycles, infection mechanisms and effects on hosts. The ecology and importance of marine parasites are discussed in the second part of the book, where contributions investigate behavioural and ecological aspects of parasitism and discuss the evolution and zoogeography of marine parasites. In addition, the economic, environmental and medical significance of these organisms is outlined, particularly their importance in aquaculture and their effects on marine mammals and birds. Written by an international team of contributors, the emphasis is on a thorough grounding in marine parasitology combined with reviews of novel concepts and cutting-edge research.

Diagnosis and Control of Diseases of Fish and Shellfish Book

Diagnosis and Control of Diseases of Fish and Shellfish


  • Author : Brian Austin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-03-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119152132
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 5,8 Mb

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Diagnosis and Control of Diseases of Fish and Shellfish Summary:

There has been a continual expansion in aquaculture, such that total production is fast approaching that of wild-caught fisheries. Yet the expansion is marred by continued problems of disease. New pathogens emerge, and others become associated with new conditions. Some of these pathogens become well established, and develop into major killers of aquatic species. Diagnosis and Control of Diseases of Fish and Shellfish focuses on the diagnosis and control of diseases of fish and shellfish, notably those affecting aquaculture. Divided into 12 chapters, the book discusses the range of bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens, their trends, emerging problems, and the relative significance to aquaculture. Developments in diagnostics and disease management, including the widespread use of serological and molecular methods, are presented. Application/dose and mode of action of prebiotics, probiotics and medicinal plant products used to control disease are examined, as well as the management and hygiene precautions that can be taken to prevent/control the spread of disease. This book will be a valuable resource for researchers, students, diagnosticians, veterinarians, fish pathologists and microbiologists concerned with the management of diseases of fish and shellfish.

Advances in Parasitology Book

Advances in Parasitology


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128151938
  • Total Read : 62
  • File Size : 6,6 Mb

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Advances in Parasitology Summary:

Advances in Parasitology, Volume 99, the latest in a series first published in 1963, contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. The series includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, along with reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which help to shape current thinking and applications. This new release includes sections on climate change and NTDs, Leprosy, parasite cultures, molecular epidemiology of Anisakis and anisakiasis, evolution in triatomine vectors of Chagas disease, expanding the vector control toolbox for Malaria elimination, and parasites of the giant panda. Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of parasitology Includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes Contains contributions from leading authorities and industry experts Features reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which help to shape current thinking and applications

Fish Parasites Book

Fish Parasites


  • Author : Patrick T. K. Woo
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 395
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845938062
  • Total Read : 81
  • File Size : 13,6 Mb

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Fish Parasites Summary:

Focusing on pathobiology and protective strategies against protozoan and metazoan parasites of fish, this book reviews the latest research on important parasites: those that cause financial hardships to the aquaculture industry, have been introduced to new geographical regions through transportation of infected fish, are pathogenic to groups of finfish and detrimental to production, are highly adaptable and not host-specific with worldwide distributions, and that may serve as disease models for studies on other pathogens. It also highlights gaps in the knowledge to help direct future research.

Health and Environment in Aquaculture Book

Health and Environment in Aquaculture


  • Author : Edmir Carvalho
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2012-04-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535104971
  • Total Read : 87
  • File Size : 15,6 Mb

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Health and Environment in Aquaculture Summary:

Aquaculture has been expanding in a fast rate, and further development should rely on the assimilation of scientific knowledge of diverse areas such as molecular and cellular biology, and ecology. Understanding the relation between farmed species and their pathogens and parasites, and this relation to environment is a great challenge. Scientific community is involved in building a model for aquaculture that does not harm ecosystems and provides a reliable source of healthy seafood. This book features contributions from renowned international authors, presenting high quality scientific chapters addressing key issues for effective health management of cultured aquatic animals. Available for open internet access, this book is an effort to reach the broadest diffusion of knowledge useful for both academic and productive sector.