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Fish Parasites: Pathobiology and Protection

Edited By: Patrick TK Woo and Kurt Buchmann

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2011 | #191174 | ISBN-13: 9781845938062
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About this book

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.


Contents

1. Neoparamoeba perurans
2. Amyloodininium ocellatum
3. Cryptobia (Trypanoplasma) salmositica
4. Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
5. Miamiensis avidus and related species
6. Perkinsus marinus and Haplosporidium nelsoni
7. Loma salmonae and related species
8. Myxobolus cerebralis and Ceratomyxa shasta
9. Enteromyxum spp.
10. Henneguya ictaluri
11. Gyrodactylus salaris and G. derjavinoides
12. Pseudodactylogyrus anguillae and P. bini
13. Benedenia seriolae and Neobenedenia spp.
14. Heterobothrium okamotoi and Neoheterobothrium hirame
15. Diplostomum spathaceum and related species
16. Sanguinicola inermis and related species
17. Bothriocephalus acheilognathi
18. Anisakis simplex
19. Anguillicoloides crassus
20. Argulus foliaceus
21. Lernaea cyprinacea and related species
22. Lepeophtheirus salmonis and Caligus rogercresseyi


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