4. Disease Management

  1. John A. Plumb Professor Emeritus1 and
  2. Larry A. Hanson Professor Fish Pathologist2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch4

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

How to Cite

Plumb, J. A. and Hanson, L. A. (2010) Disease Management, in Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Auburn University, Alabama, USA

  2. 2

    Department Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816937

Online ISBN: 9780470958353

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Keywords:

  • disease management;
  • fish health management - “applied art” or “science” depending on perspective;
  • fish physiology in health management - intensity of culture system increasing;
  • fish handling and stocking - one old saying “fish are not potatoes” and should not be handled as such;
  • slowly changing water temperature - from one environment into another advisable for most fish;
  • quality of feed - primary consideration in feed management;
  • toxicity and percent active ingredient of drug - calculating proper amount required;
  • approved drugs for fish;
  • Tricaine methanesulfonate (Finquel® and Tricaine-S®);
  • investigative new animal drugs (INAD)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fish health management

  • Drugs and chemicals

  • Vaccination

  • References