This is the first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pufferfish, also known as blowfish, swellfish, and globefish. Covering 197 species of pufferfish recorded so far from the marine, brackish, and freshwater ecosystems of the world, this important volume expounds on the toxins and associated poisonings of pufferfish. Importantly, Biology and Ecology of Toxic Pufferfish also explores the many uses of pufferfish, such as in aquariums, for their nutritional and culinary value, and for their emerging uses in the treatment of pain.
- Biology and Ecology of Toxic Pufferfish
- Profile of Toxic Pufferfish
- Pufferfish Toxins
- Pufferfish Poisoning
- Pufferfish Aquariums
- Diseases and Parasites of Pufferfish and Their Management
- Nutritional Values of Pufferfish
- Pharmaceutical Values of Pufferfish Toxins
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