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Cover for Endocrine and reproductive systems, including their interaction with the immune system.

The organization, physiology and disorders of the endocrine and reproductive systems of fishes and the non-infectious factors affecting the immune system, particularly those related to the interaction of endocrine and immune system roles, are described.

Author(s)
Leatherland, J. F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: diagnostic assessment of non-infectious disorders.

This chapter provides an overview of the stepwise approach on the diagnosis of non-infectious diseases in farmed and wild fish. The value of the diseases as biological indicators of environmental problems and as a measure (bioassay) of the extent of the environmental problem...

Author(s)
Leatherland, J. F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fish diseases and disorders, Volume 2.

The second edition of this book contains 13 chapters on the clinical signs, pathogenesis, physiopathology and diagnosis of non-infectious diseases of farmed and wild fish, including endocrine, reproductive, developmental, nutritional, metabolic, immunological, cardiovascular and respiratory...

Author(s)
Leatherland, J. F.; Woo, P. T. F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book
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Cover for Stress response and the role of cortisol.

This chapter discusses cortisol stress physiology and the identification of markers that will be indicative of stress and/or health effects in fish.

Author(s)
Vijayan, M. M.; Aluru, N.; Leatherland, J. F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chemically induced alterations to gonadal differentiation in fish.

The characteristics and the population impacts of gonadal intersex in roach (Rutilus rutilus) in the UK and in other fishes due to chemical contaminants in effluents and waste water are presented. Studies on the experimental induction of gonadal alterations in medaka (Oryzias latipes) are also...

Author(s)
Metcalfe, C. D.; Kidd, K. A.; Sumpter, J. P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Neoplasms and related disorders.

The neoplastic diseases of captive and wild fish due to radiation, viruses, chemicals, mycotoxins, halogenated compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and the effects of age, sex, temperature and genetics on the incidence and carcinogenesis are presented.

Author(s)
Grizzle, J. M.; Goodwin, A. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare and farmed fish.

This chapter discusses the welfare of farmed fish based on the five freedoms (freedom from hunger, thirst and malnutrition; fear and distress; discomfort; pain, injury and disease and freedom to express normal behaviour). Procedures on proper slaughter and culling, feeding, application of drugs and ...

Author(s)
Southgate, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food intake regulation and disorders.

The regulation of food intake, the conditions that lead to anorexia and the mechanisms that mediate food intake disorders in fishes are discussed.

Author(s)
Bernier, N. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Immunological disorders associated with polychlorinated biphenyls and related halogenated aromatic hydrocarbon compounds.

This chapter discusses the immunological disorders in fishes associated with the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and related halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (HAHs), with emphasis on comparing the sensitivity of fish species, identifying sensitive immunological end...

Author(s)
Noguchi, G. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disorders associated with exposure to excess dissolved gases.

The clinical signs, physiopathology, pathological, histopathological and environmental risk factors of gas bubble disease in cultured fishes are described.

Author(s)
Speare, D. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
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