14. Boney Fish (Lungfish, Sturgeon, and Teleosts)

  1. Gary West DVM, Dipl ACZM1,
  2. Darryl Heard BSc, BVMS, PhD, Dipl ACZM2 and
  3. Nigel Caulkett DVM, MVetSc, Dipl ACVA3
  1. Donald L. Neiffer

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch14

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

How to Cite

West, G., Heard, D. and Caulkett, N. (2007) Boney Fish (Lungfish, Sturgeon, and Teleosts), in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma State University's College of Veterinary Medicine

  2. 2

    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

  3. 3

    University of Calgary, College of Veterinary Medicine

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813825663

Online ISBN: 9780470376478

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Keywords:

  • boney fish;
  • stress;
  • taxonomy;
  • euthanasia;
  • chemical immobilization

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Do Fish Need to be Anesthetized?

  • Why Chemical Immobilization?

  • Euthanasia

  • Stress and Anesthesia

  • Taxonomy, Anatomy, Physiology and Behavior

  • Environmental and Other Factors

  • Immobilization Methods and Techniques

  • Anesthetic Drugs

  • Analgesia

  • Acknowledgments

  • References