Invertebrate Medicine

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John Wiley & Sons, 20 dec. 2011 - 488 pagina's
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Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition offers a thoroughupdate to the most comprehensive book on invertebrate husbandry andveterinary care.† Including pertinent biological data forinvertebrate species, the book’s emphasis is on providingstate-of-the-art information on medicine and the clinicalcondition.† Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition is aninvaluable guide to the medical care of both captive and wildinvertebrate animals.

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

Key features

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