17. Interactions Between Fish, Parasites and Disease

  1. Paul J.B. Hart1 and
  2. John D. Reynolds2
  1. I. Barber and
  2. R. Poulin

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693803.ch17

Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 1: Fish Biology

Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 1: Fish Biology

How to Cite

Barber, I. and Poulin, R. (2008) Interactions Between Fish, Parasites and Disease, in Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 1: Fish Biology (eds P. J.B. Hart and J. D. Reynolds), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693803.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biology, University of Leicester

  2. 2

    School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054121

Online ISBN: 9780470693803

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Keywords:

  • parasites;
  • disease;
  • aquatic ecosystems;
  • fish parasitology;
  • directly transmitted parasites

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fish Parasite Diversity

  • Evolution of Host—parasite Relationships

  • Effects of Parasites on Fish Population Ecology

  • Socioeconomic and Human Healthimplications of Fish parasites

  • Controlling Parasite Infections

  • Conclusions

  • References