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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, environmental factors and 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.
1. Introduction: Issues related to the diagnostic assessment of non-infectious disorders of captive and wild fish populations; 2. Neoplasms and related disorders; 3. Reproductive and endocrine disorders; 4. Chemically induced alterations to gonadal differentiation in fish; 5. Disorders of development; 6. Organismal and cellular stress; 7. Metabolic and nutritionally-related disorders; 8. Feeding disorder; 9. Immune system and PAHs; 10. Disorders of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems; 11. Osmotic and ionic regulation; 12. Supersaturation pathology; 13. Aquaculture and welfare issues.