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Diseases and disorders of finfish in cage culture.

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This book is comprised of 9 chapters focusing on the diseases and disorders of cage cultured finfish. Topics discussed include an overview of cage culture and its importance in the 21st century, infectious diseases of coldwater fish in marine and brackish waters, infectious diseases of coldwater fish in fresh water, non-infectious disorders of coldwater fish, infectious diseases of warmwater fish ...

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 15)

Infectious diseases of coldwater fish in marine and brackish waters.

This chapter focuses on the main marine pathogens (bacteria, fungi oomycetes, virus and parasites) that impact the production of coldwater fish in marine and brackish water. The main viral diseases that have been reported to cause problems to cage culture in marine or brackish water, their clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and control are presented: infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), infectious pancreas necrosis (IPN), infections with salmonid alphaviruses (SAV), infectious salmon anaemia (ISA), viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS), cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS), heart and skeletal muscle inflammation (HSMI) and viral encephalopathy and retinopathy (VER). Infections with the following bacterial species are also discussed: Vibrio, Francisella, Piscirickettsia, Aeromonas, Pseudomonas, Tenacibaculum, Mycobacterium, Yersinia and Branchiomonas cysticola. Fungal diseases discussed include Exophiala and Aphanomyces invadans. Protistan and metazoan parasites, their diagnosis, clinical signs, treatment, control and impact on fish production are also discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Overview of cage culture and its importance in the 21st century. Author(s): Noakes, D. J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 60) Infectious diseases of coldwater fish in fresh water. Author(s): Cain, K. D. Polinski, M. P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 114) Non-infectious disorders of coldwater fish. Author(s): Schmidt-Posthaus, H. Marcos-López, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 155) Infectious diseases of warmwater fish in marine and brackish waters. Author(s): Colorni, A. Diamant, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 193) Infectious diseases of warmwater fish in fresh water. Author(s): Lio-Po, G. D. Lim, L. H. S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 254) Non-infectious disorders of warmwater fish. Author(s): Soares, F. Fernández, I. Costas, B. Gavaia, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 287) Sporadic emerging diseases and disorders. Author(s): Jones, S. R. M. Smith, P. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 313) Transmission of infectious agents between wild and farmed fish. Author(s): Saksida, S. M. Gardner, I. Kent, M. L.