Fish Diseases and Disorders, Nide 2

John F. Leatherland, P. T. K. Woo
CABI, 2010 - 403 sivua
Written by leading authorities in the field, this new edition of Volume 2 in the successful Fish Diseases and Disorders trilogy has been thoroughly updated with new research and contributions. Focusing largely on finfish, it covers non-infectious disorders of development, growth and physiology of wild and captive species, including genetic conditions, respiratory disorders, stress physiology and environmental factors. There is also a new contribution on the relationship between welfare issues and disorders associated with intensive fish culture. The book is indispensable for zoologists, fish health specialists and veterinarians, researchers and students, and those involved with fisheries and aquaculture.

`The book is important for those involved in aquaculture and those wishing to learn more about the effects of non-infectious disorders and the mechanisms of response within fish and is thoroughly recommended.' Journal of Fish Diseases

`Brimming with interesting details, the editors have succeeded in providing an extremely informative reference book, which should be widely consulted and appreciated by its target audience.' Fish and Fisheries

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Diagnostic Assessment of Noninfectious Disorders
2 Neoplasms and Related Disorders
3 Endocrine and Reproductive Systems Including Their Interaction with the Immune System
4 Chemically Induced Alterations to Gonadal Differentiation in Fish
5 Disorders of Development in Fish
6 Stress Response and the Role of Cortisol
7 Disorders of Nutrition and Metabolism
8 Food Intake Regulation and Disorders
9 Immunological Disorders Associated with Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Related Halogenated Aromatic Hydrocarbon Compounds
10 Disorders of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
11 Hydromineral Balance its Regulation and Imbalances
12 Disorders Associated with Exposure to Excess Dissolved Gases
13 Welfare and Farmed Fish

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John F. Leatherland is at the University of Guelph.

Patrick T. K. Woo has been a faculty member at the University of Guelph (UoG) since 1974. He was also Director, Axelrod Institute of Ichthyology, and in 2005 UoG Senate elected him University Professor Emeritus. Prior to 1974 he was MRC Postdoctoral Fellow and Ballard Fellow, UoG; FAO Andre Mayer Research Fellow, East African Trypanosomiasis Research Organization and Serengeti Research Institute; and IDRC Consultant/Scientist, Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research.His other appointments (1985-2010) include as NUS Visiting Research Professor, National University of Singapore, and as short-term Visiting Professor/Scientist at 16 Universities/Institutes in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Patrick was Plenary/Symposium speaker at 44 conferences, recipient of The Robert Wardle Award, and elected Fellow, The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He is editor-in-chief of a journal, member of three editorial boards; and has published 194 scientific papers, 19 reviews in conference proceedings, 15 book chapters, and eight books

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