44. Sirenians (Manatees and Dugongs)

  1. Gary West DVM, Dipl ACZM1,
  2. Darryl Heard BSc, BVMS, PhD, Dipl ACZM2 and
  3. Nigel Caulkett DVM, MVetSc, Dipl ACVA3
  1. Elizabeth J. Chittick and
  2. Michael T. Walsh

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch44

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) Sirenians (Manatees and Dugongs), in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch44

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:

  • sirenians;
  • manatees;
  • anesthesia;
  • physical restraint;
  • sedation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Taxonomy and Biology

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Physical Restraint Techniques

  • Analgesic and Anesthetic Drugs

  • Pre-Anesthetic Preparation

  • Monitoring Considerations

  • Intubation and Anesthesia

  • Acknowledgments

  • References