Fish Defenses, Volume 2 – Pathogens, Parasites and Predators
Giacomo Zaccone, C. Perrière, A. Mathis, B.G. Kapoor

 

Review by Meri Winchester Hall, RVT, RLATG,VTS, AASTwoStar
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Dramatic environmental changes over the past few decades have affected how biologists understand how individuals and populations respond to the shifting landscape that we live in. For aquatic species, changes to temperature and water quality have direct and indirect effects with the mechanisms for defense occurring at many levels

The 400 pages of this hard cover book are organized into eleven chapters which include: viral immune defenses in fish, vaccination strategies to prevent Streptococcal infections in cultured fish, pharmacology of surfactants in skin secretions of marine fish, behavioral defenses in fish, defense against pathogens and predators during the evolution of prenatal care in fishes. Based on the breakdown of the information it is a book that would be helpful to anyone who is working in the medical arena that is known as aquaculture.

This is a good reference for anyone interested in the ecology of fish defenses. It is very well written and informative, but due to the narrow audience for this text, it likely is not one that many veterinary personnel would use unless they are involved in veterinary aquaculture. It is however a nice addition to a reference collection and something that a technician student would find useful in research. For that reason, I gave it 2 out of 5 stars.

Publisher: Science Publisher (2009)

ISBN: 978-1-57808-407-4

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Aquaculture Engineering, 2nd Edition
 
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Fish Disease 3 (VSPN Review)
 
Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd Edition
 
Fundament. Ornament. Fish (VSPN Review)
 
Nutritional Management of Hospitalized Small Animals
 
Tilapia Culture
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Behavior
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Cardiology
Client Education
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Dictionary/Reference
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Emergency Med
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General
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Human-Animal Bond
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Physiology
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Practice Management
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Date Published: August 16, 2011

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