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Cover for Tropical freshwater ecosystems, biota and anthropogenic activities with reference to South-East Asia.

This chapter focuses on changes due to anthropogenic activities, invasive fish species and changes in biodiversity in freshwater lakes and rivers in South East Asia. SE Asia's fresh waters are expected to be under increasing pressure from the region's rapidly growing human population. This will...

Author(s)
Liew JiaHuan; Lim, R. B. H.; Low BiWei; Mowe, M. A. D.; Ng TingHui; Zeng YiWen; Yeo, D. C. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ichthyophthiriosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ichthyophthirius multifiliis</i>).

A brief description of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in fishes as well as its diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and control were discussed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Jørgensen, L. von G.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional and metabolic disorders.

The present chapter presents studies on how climate change, in farming conditions, may affect nutrition and metabolism and related production disorders in fishes. Examples focused on salmonids, as a major farmed species, in both freshwater and marine environments.

Author(s)
Waagbø, R.; Olsvik, P. A.; Remø, S. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ionic regulation.

In this chapter the effect of climate change on ionoregulation in fishes was discussed. Ionoregulation in fishes is essential for survival and success, and osmoregulatory failure is often observed as a precursor to death. The two main climate change factors that are considered in this chapter are:...

Author(s)
Wilson, J. M.; Guerreiro, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Excess dissolved gases including gas bubble disease.

Gas supersaturation is produced by physical, chemical and biological processes. In hydroelectric systems, gas supersaturation can be produced by air entrainment in spillways or air vented into turbines. In aquaculture systems, gas supersaturation commonly results from air entrainment on the suction ...

Author(s)
Fivelstad, S.; Bergheim, A.; Waagbø, R.; Olsen, A. B.; Colt, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Freshwater ecosystems in North America with reference to the Great Lakes Basin.

This chapter focuses on biotic and abiotic changes (e.g. increases in water temperature, acidification of the aquatic environment, ice covers) in the Great Lakes Basin. The evidence presented in this chapter suggests that the Great Lakes will undergo many of the same type of changes in physical and ...

Author(s)
Kerckhove, D. T. de; Chu, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus.

The Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) is one of the most extensively studied and widely distributed viruses infecting marine and freshwater fishes. The geographical distribution; economic impacts of IPNV; diagnosis of the infection; pathology; pathophysiology; and the protective and...

Author(s)
Dhar, A. K.; LaPatra, S.; Orry, A.; Allnutt, F. C. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Invasive species and human health.

This book, which consists of 11 chapters, highlights the major impact of invasive alien plants and animals on human health. This includes not only direct effects through contact with the species via bites, wounds and disease, but also indirect effects caused by changes induced in ecosystems by...

Author(s)
Mazza, G.; Tricarico, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Invasive freshwater invertebrates and fishes: impacts on human health.

Inland waters are subject to more widespread biotic invasions than terrestrial ecosystems. During the last century, 756 aquatic species were introduced in Europe, frequently carrying new parasites for native fauna and humans. The consequences of such invasions are the loss of the invaders' original ...

Author(s)
Souty-Grosset, C.; Anastácio, P.; Reynolds, J.; Tricarico, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.

The third edition of this book contains 9 chapters that define aquaculture, the different types of aquaculture systems, how to get started, maintaining water quality, disease prevention and control, reproduction, feeding and feed quality and some general and specific farm management procedures and...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book

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