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Fish parasites: pathobiology and protection.

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This book covers protozoa and metazoan parasites that cause disease and mortality in economically important fishes. All chapters are written by scientists who have considerable experience and expertise on the parasites. The selection of pathogens for inclusion in the book are made by the editors, and it is based on mumerous criteria of aquacultural importance. The book is targetted towards researc...

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Chapter 15 (Page no: 260)

Diplostomum spathaceum and related species.

This chapter discusses the life cycle of Diplostomum spathaceum, signs of infection (parasitic cataracts and other pathological effects in the eye) and effects of infection on fish (mortality, physiology, feeding and growth and predator avoidance). Strategies for the control and prevention (immunization and interruption of life cycle) of the disease are also given focus.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Neoparamoeba perurans. Author(s): Nowak, B. F.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Amyloodinium ocellatum. Author(s): Noga, E. J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 30) Cryptobia (Trypanoplasma) salmositica. Author(s): Woo, P. T. K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 55) Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Author(s): Dickerson, H. W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 73) Miamiensis avidus and related species. Author(s): Jung SungJu Woo, P. T. K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 92) Perkinsus marinus and Haplosporidium nelsoni. Author(s): Carnegie, R. B. Burreson, E. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 109) Loma salmonae and related species. Author(s): Speare, D. J. Lovy, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 131) Myxobolus cerebralis and Ceratomyxa shasta. Author(s): Hallett, S. L. Bartholomew, J. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 163) Enteromyxum species. Author(s): Sitjà-Bobadilla, A. Palenzuela, O.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 177) Henneguya ictaluri. Author(s): Pote, L. M. W. Khoo, L. Griffin, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 193) Gyrodactylus salaris and Gyrodactylus derjavinoides. Author(s): Buchmann, K.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 209) Pseudodactylogyrus anguillae and Pseudodactylogyrus bini. Author(s): Buchmann, K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 225) Benedenia seriolae and Neobenedenia species. Author(s): Whittington, I. D.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 245) Heterobothrium okamotoi and Neoheterobothrium hirame. Author(s): Ogawa, K.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 270) Sanguinicola inermis and related species. Author(s): Kirk, R. S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 282) Bothriocephalus acheilognathi. Author(s): Scholz, T. Kuchta, R. Williams, C.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 298) Anisakis species. Author(s): Levsen, A. Berland, B.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 310) Anguillicoloides crassus. Author(s): Lefebvre, F. Fazio, G. Crivelli, A. J.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 327) Argulus foliaceus. Author(s): Møller, O. S.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 337) Lernaea cyprinacea and related species. Author(s): Avenant-Oldewage, A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 350) Lepeophtheirus salmonis and Caligus rogercresseyi. Author(s): Burka, J. F. Fast, M. D. Revie, C. W.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Research, University of Jyväskylä, P.O. Box 35, FI-40010 Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2012
  • ISBN
  • 9781845938062
  • Record Number
  • 20113395270