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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 8 (Page no: 287)

Sporadic emerging diseases and disorders.

This chapter introduces and describes the impacts of a selection of diseases that have recently been of sporadic or emergent importance to the culture of finfish. For each, diagnostic approaches are reviewed along with a summary of clinical signs and characteristic lesions, and possibilities for prevention, treatment or mitigation are discussed. Focus is given on piscine myocarditis virus, piscine reovirus, Francisella noatunensis, Parvicapsula spp., Pacific salmon jaundice, Enteromyxum, haemorrhagic smolt syndrome and rainbow trout gastroenteritis.

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: 2 (Page no: 15) Infectious diseases of coldwater fish in marine and brackish waters. Author(s): Jansson, E. Vennerström, P.
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: 9 (Page no: 313) Transmission of infectious agents between wild and farmed fish. Author(s): Saksida, S. M. Gardner, I. Kent, M. L.