Chapter 5. Pathogens, Parasites and Other Symbionts

  1. Bruce F. Phillips
  1. Jeffrey D. Shields1,
  2. Fran J. Stephens2 and
  3. Brian Jones2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch5

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

How to Cite

Shields, J. D., Stephens, F. J. and Jones, B. (2006) Pathogens, Parasites and Other Symbionts, in Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries (ed B. F. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Biology, Muresk Institute, Curtin, University of Technology, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Sciences, The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Fisheries, Government of Western Australia, Animal Health Labs, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126571

Online ISBN: 9780470995969

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Keywords:

  • lobsters;
  • pathogens;
  • parasites;
  • panulirus argus virus 1 (PAV1);
  • white spot syndrome virus

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Viral diseases

  • Bacteria

  • Biology

  • Diagnostics

  • Epidemiology

  • Control and treatment

  • Biology

  • Epidemiology

  • Water moulds and fungi

  • Protozoa

  • Helminths

  • Miscellaneous metazoan symbionts

  • Diseases of non-infectious or unknown causes

  • Lobster defence mechanisms

  • Conclusions