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Fish Viruses and Bacteria

Fish Viruses and Bacteria

Pathobiology and Protection

Now Published!

Edited by P Woo, University of Guelph, Canada, R C Cipriano, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, USA

April 2017 / Hardback / 376 Pages / 9781780647784 £105.00 / €140.00 / $175.00
With 10% online discount: £94.50 / €126.00 / $157.50
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Main Description

Taking a disease-based approach, Fish Viruses and Bacteria: Pathobiology and Protection focuses on the pathobiology of and protective strategies against the most common, major microbial pathogens of economically important marine and freshwater fish.

The book covers well-studied, notifiable piscine viruses and bacteria, including new and emerging diseases which can become huge threats to local fish populations in new geographical regions if transported there via infected fish or eggs. A concise but thorough reference work, this book:

- Covers key viral and bacterial diseases of notable fish species;
- Reviews major well-established piscine pathogens as well as new, emerging and notifiable diseases; and
- Contains the most up-to-date research contributed by a team of over fifty world experts.

An invaluable bench book for fish health consultants, veterinarians and all those wanting instant access to information, this book is also a useful textbook for students specializing in fish health and research scientists initiating fish disease research programmes.

  • 1: Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Virus, Arun K. Dhar, Scott LaPatra, Andrew Orry and F.C. Thomas Allnutt
  • 2: Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus, Jo-Ann C. Leong and Gael Kurath
  • 3: Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Virus, John S. Lumsden
  • 4: Epizootic Haematopoietic Necrosis and European Catfish Virus, Paul Hick, Ellen Ariel and Richard Whittington
  • 5: Oncogenic Viruses: Oncorhynchus masou Virus and Cyprinid Herpesvirus, Mamoru Yoshimizu, Hisae Kasai, Yoshihiro Sakoda, Nanako Sano and Motohiko Sano
  • 6: Infectious Salmon Anaemia, Knut Falk and Maria Aamelfot
  • 7: Spring Viraemia of Carp, Peter Dixon and David Stone
  • 8: Channel Catfish Viral Disease, Larry A. Hanson and Lester H. Khoo
  • 9: Largemouth Bass Viral Disease, Rodman G. Getchell and Geoffrey H. Groocock
  • 10: Koi Herpesvirus Disease, Keith Way and Peter Dixon
  • 11: Viral Encephalopathy and Retinopathy, Anna Toffan
  • 12: Iridoviral Diseases: Red Sea Bream Iridovirus and White Sturgeon Iridovirus, Yasuhiko Kawato, Kuttichantran Subramaniam, Kazuhiro Nakajima,Thomas Waltzek and Richard Whittington
  • 13: Alphaviruses in Salmonids, Marius Karlsen and Renate Johansen
  • 14: Aeromonas salmonicida and A. hydrophila, Bjarnheidur K. Gudmundsdottir and Bryndis Bjornsdottir
  • 15: Edwardsiella spp., Matt J. Griffin, Terrence E. Greenway and David J. Wise
  • 16: Flavobacterium spp.: F. psychrophilum, F. columnare and F. branchiophilum, Thomas P. Loch and Mohamed Faisal
  • 17: Francisella noatunensis, Esteban M. Soto and John P. Hawke
  • 18: Mycobacterium spp., David T. Gauthier and Martha W. Rhodes
  • 19: Photobacterium damselae, John P. Hawke
  • 20: Piscirickettsia salmonis, Jerri Bartholomew, Kristen D. Arkush and Esteban M. Soto
  • 21: Renibacterium salmoninarum, Diane G. Elliott
  • 22: Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae, Craig A. Shoemaker, De-Hai Xu and Esteban M. Soto
  • 23: Vibriosis: Vibrio anguillarum, V. ordalii and Aliivibrio salmonicida, Alicia E. Toranzo, Beatriz Magariños and Ruben Avendaño-Herrera
  • 24: Weissella ceti, Timothy J. Welch, David P. Marancik and Christopher M. Good
  • 25: Yersinia ruckeri, Michael Ormsby and Robert Davies

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