Fish Pathology, Fourth Edition

Fish Pathology is the definitive, vintage and crucial ebook at the topic, offering in-depth assurance throughout all significant elements of fish pathology.

This new, absolutely up to date and improved fourth variation builds upon the good fortune of the former versions that have made Fish Pathology the simplest recognized and most useful ebook within the box, worldwide.Commencing with a bankruptcy protecting the aquatic surroundings, the publication offers finished info of the anatomy and body structure of teleosts, pathophysiology and sytematic body structure, immunology, neoplasia, virology, parasitology, bacteriology, mycology, dietary pathology and different non-infectious illnesses. a last bankruptcy presents tremendous invaluable info of the main widely-used and depended on laboratory tools within the region. a lot new infomation is incorporated during this re-creation, together with better insurance of any illnesses that have develop into commercially major given that e-book of the former version

fantastically illustrated in complete color all through with many unparalleled images, Fish Pathology, Fourth Edition, is an important buy for fish pathologists, fish veterinarians, biologists, microbiologists and immunologists, together with all these operating in diagnostic providers world wide. body of workers operating in fish farming and fisheries also will locate a lot of significant use and curiosity in the book's covers. All libraries in universities and study institutions the place organic and veterinary sciences are studied and taught must have copies of this landmark ebook on their shelves.Content:
Chapter 1 The Aquatic atmosphere (pages 1–16): R. J. Roberts
Chapter 2 The Anatomy and body structure of Teleosts (pages 17–61): R.J. Roberts and A.E. Ellis
Chapter three The Pathophysiology and Systematic Pathology of Teleosts (pages 62–143): R.J. Roberts and H.D. Rodger
Chapter four The Immunology of Teleosts (pages 144–166): C.J. Secombes and A.E. Ellis
Chapter five Neoplasia of Teleosts (pages 167–185): R.J. Roberts
Chapter 6 The Virology of Teleosts (pages 186–291): D.A. Smail and E.S. Munro
Chapter 7 The Parasitology of Teleosts (pages 292–338): R. Wootten
Chapter eight The Bacteriology of Teleosts (pages 339–382): R.J. Roberts
Chapter nine The Mycology of Teleosts (pages 383–401): R.J. Roberts
Chapter 10 The dietary Pathology of Teleosts (pages 402–424): R.W. Hardy
Chapter eleven Miscellaneous Non?Infectious illnesses (pages 425–438): R.J. Roberts
Chapter 12 Laboratory tools (pages 439–481): R.J. Roberts, D.A. Smail and E.S. Munro

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The overall exchange of respiratory gases at the gills and tissues is greatly influenced by the rate of loading and unloading of oxygen to the haemoglobin of fish blood. 4 and here the rate of oxygenation is approximately four times faster than the rate of deoxygenation. But at low pH, typical of actively metabolising tissue, the process is reversed and the rate of deoxygenation is 400 times faster than that of oxygenation (Forster & Steen 1969; Hughes & Koyama 1974). In the transport of carbon dioxide the turnover occurs mainly in the bicarbonate component of the blood, and direct combination with haemoglobin to form carbamino compounds is small.

At the present time the functional role of so-called eosinophils and mast cells in fish can only be inferred and their relationship to the obvious eosinophilic granule cell of teleost mucosae and submucosae, the EGC, while probably close, is as yet not defined (Reite 1998). Lymphocytes The lymphocyte is the cell responsible for the immune response. Its properties are discussed in detail in Chapter 4 on the immune process, and the present description is confined to the haematological features of the cell.

Centrally, the breathing rhythm is coordinated by neurones dispersed in the medulla oblongata. Motor 28 Fish Pathology innervation to the respiratory muscles runs in the fifth, seventh and ninth cranial nerves. 18. Useful detailed accounts of circulation in fishes are given by Satchell (1971) and Farrell and Jones (1992). THE HEART The heart in teleosts is situated inside the pericardium anterior to the main body cavity and usually ventral to the pharynx. 19). Deoxygenated venous blood enters the sinus venosus from the ductus cuvieri and main veins.

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