Diseases and Disorders of Finfish in Cage Culture Edition 2

December 2019
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  • Published
    4th December 2019
  • ISBN 9781786395368
  • Language English
  • Pages 354 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
  • Images tables & b/w illus

This second edition looks at important advances in the understanding of infectious diseases of finfish. The content has been significantly updated to reflect current knowledge and the developments in the fish production industry, including the dramatic increases in production in the Asia-Pacific region. An important resource for aquaculturalists, fish health consultants and fish pathologists.

1. Overview of Cage Culture and its Importance in the 21st Century
2. Infectious Diseases of Coldwater Fish in Marine and Brackish Waters
3. Infectious Diseases of Coldwater Fish in Fresh Water
4. Non-infectious Disorders of Coldwater Fish
5. Infectious Diseases of Warmwater Fish in Marine and Brackish Waters
6. Infectious Diseases of Warmwater Fish in Fresh Water
7. Non-infectious Disorders of Warmwater Fish
8. Sporadic, Emerging Diseases and Disorders
9. Transmission of Infectious Agents between Wild and Farmed Fish

Patrick T. K. Woo

Patrick T. K. Woo has been a faculty member at the University of Guelph (UoG) since 1974. He was also Director, Axelrod Institute of Ichthyology, and in 2005 UoG Senate elected him University Professor Emeritus. Prior to 1974 he was MRC Postdoctoral Fellow and Ballard Fellow, UoG; FAO Andre Mayer Research Fellow, East African Trypanosomiasis Research Organization and Serengeti Research Institute; and IDRC Consultant/Scientist, Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research. His other appointments (1985-2010) include as NUS Visiting Research Professor, National University of Singapore, and as short-term Visiting Professor/Scientist at 16 Universities/Institutes in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Patrick was Plenary/Symposium speaker at 44 conferences, recipient of The Robert Wardle Award, and elected Fellow, The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He is editor-in-chief of a journal, member of three editorial boards; and has published 194 scientific papers, 19 reviews in conference proceedings, 15 book chapters, and eight books.

David W. Bruno

David W. Bruno is with Marine Scotland, Aberdeen.