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Fish diseases and disorders. Volume 1: protozoan and metazoan infections.

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This book is the second edition of the first of three proposed volumes on diseases and disorders in freshwater and marine fishes (fin and shellfish). Since the publication of the first edition, a tremendous volume of research has been conducted on parasites, especially those that cause morbidity and mortality in fish. Like the first edition, this book deals with parasitic infections caused by prot...

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Parasitic diseases of shellfish.

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