Invertebrate Medicine

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John Wiley & Sons, 20 dec. 2011 - 488 pagina's
Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition offers a thorough update to the most comprehensive book on invertebrate husbandry and veterinary care.† Including pertinent biological data for invertebrate species, the book’s emphasis is on providing state-of-the-art information on medicine and the clinical condition.† Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition is an invaluable guide to the medical care of both captive and wild invertebrate animals.

Coverage includes sponges, jellyfish, anemones, corals, mollusks, starfish, sea urchins, crabs, crayfish, lobsters, shrimp, hermit crabs, spiders, scorpions, and many more, with chapters organized by taxonomy. New chapters provide information on reef systems, honeybees, butterfly houses, conservation, welfare, and sources of invertebrates and supplies. Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition is an essential resource for veterinarians in zoo animal, exotic animal and laboratory animal medicine; public and private aquarists; and aquaculturists.

Key features

  • Offers detailed coverage of invertebrate medicine and the clinical assessment of these species
  • Focuses on cutting-edge information on husbandry and veterinary care for sponges, jellyfish, corals, anemones, starfish, spiders, crustaceans, insects and more
  • Includes new chapters on reef systems, honeybees, butterfly houses, conservation, welfare, and sources of invertebrates and supplies
  • Provides the most comprehensive reference available on invertebrates, with chapters organized by taxonomy
  • Presents relevant biological data for the species covered
  • Encompasses both captive and wild invertebrates, with both terrestrial and aquatic species covered

 

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Inhoudsopgave

Sponges
7
Coelenterates
21
Coral Reef Aquarium Husbandry and Health
57
Turbellarians
77
Gastropods
95
Color plate located between pages 112 and
113
Bivalves
127
Annelids
153
Myriapods Centipedes and Millipedes
255
Honeybees
285
Butterfly Houses
323
Chaetognaths Arrowworms
355
Urochordates
381
U S and International
401
Neoplasia
431
Invertebrate Animal Welfare
445

Horseshoe Crabs
173
Spiders
187
Scorpions
223
Sources of Invertebrates and Supplies
463
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Over de auteur (2011)

Gregory A. Lewbart, MS, VMD, Dipl. ACZM, is Professor of Aquatic Animal Medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University.

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