Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition

Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition

Editor(s): Gregory A. Lewbart

Published Online: 11 OCT 2011 10:52AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780813817583

Online ISBN: 9780470960806

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960806

About this Book

Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition offers a thorough update to the most comprehensive book on invertebrate husbandry and veterinary care.  Including pertinent biological data for invertebrate species, the book's emphasis is on providing state-of-the-art information on medicine and the clinical condition.  Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition is an invaluable guide to the medical care of both captive and wild invertebrate animals.

Coverage includes sponges, jellyfish, anemones, corals, mollusks, starfish, sea urchins, crabs, crayfish, lobsters, shrimp, hermit crabs, spiders, scorpions, and many more, with chapters organized by taxonomy. New chapters provide information on reef systems, honeybees, butterfly houses, conservation, welfare, and sources of invertebrates and supplies. Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition is an essential resource for veterinarians in zoo animal, exotic animal and laboratory animal medicine; public and private aquarists; and aquaculturists.

Table of contents

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    3. Chapter 8

      Bivalves (pages 127–151)

      Jay F. Levine, Mac Law and Flavio Corsin

    4. Chapter 13

      Crustaceans (pages 235–254)

      Edward J. Noga, Amy L. Hancock and Robert A. Bullis

    5. Chapter 22

      Diagnostic Techniques and Sample Handling (pages 389–400)

      Ilze K. Berzins, Roxanna M. Smolowitz and Gregory A. Lewbart

    6. Chapter 24

      Neoplasia (pages 431–439)

      Esther C. Peters, Roxanna M. Smolowitz and Taylor L. Reynolds

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