3rd ed., 734 pages, 400 ill., John Wiley & Sons, March 2022
Item Code: ANESO304
Weigth: 2100 g
Species: Exotic animals
Discipline: Internal medicine
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Presented in full color for the first time, Invertebrate Medicine is the definitive resource on husbandry and veterinary medicine in invertebrate species. Presenting authoritative information applicable to both in-human care and wild invertebrates, this comprehensive volume addresses the medical care and clinical condition of most important invertebrate species—providing biological data for sponges, jellyfish, anemones, snails, sea hares, corals, cuttlefish, squid, octopuses, clams, oysters, crabs, crayfish, lobsters, shrimp, hermit crabs, spiders, scorpions, horseshoe crabs, honey bees, butterflies, beetles, sea stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, various worms, and many other invertebrate groups.
The extensively revised third edition contains new information and knowledge throughout, offering timely coverage of significant advances in invertebrate anesthesia, analgesia, diagnostic imaging, surgery, and welfare. New and updated chapters incorporate recent publications on species including crustaceans, jellyfishes, corals, honeybees, and a state-of-the-science formulary. In this edition, the authors also discuss a range of topics relevant to invertebrate caretaking including conservation, laws and regulations, euthanasia, diagnostic techniques, and sample handling. Edited by a leading veterinarian and expert in the field, Invertebrate Medicine, Third Edition:
- Provides a comprehensive reference to all aspects of invertebrate medicine
- Offers approximately 200 new pages of expanded content
- Features more than 400 full-color images and new contributions from leading veterinarians and specialists for each taxon
- Includes updated chapters of reportable diseases, neoplasia, sources of invertebrates and supplies, and a comprehensive formulary
The standard reference text in the field, Invertebrate Medicine, Third Editions essential reading for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, advanced hobbyists, aquarists and aquaculturists, and professional animal caretakers in zoo animal, exotic animal, and laboratory animal medicine.
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. Porifera.
Chapter 3. Jellyfishes (Ctenophora and Scyphozoa).
Chapter 4. Anemones (Actinaria).
Chapter 5. Octocorallia, Hexacorllia, Scleractinia, and Other Corals.
Chapter 6. Coral Reef Aquarium Husbandry and Health.
Chapter 7. Turbellarians.
Chapter 8. Gastropods.
Chapter 9. Cephalopods.
Chapter 10. Bivalves.
Chapter 11. Chitons.
Chapter 12. Annelids.
Chapter 13. Horseshoe Crabs.
Chapter 14. Spiders.
Chapter 15. Scorpions.
Chapter 16. Crustaceans.
Chapter 17. Myriapods (Centipedes and Millipedes).
Chapter 18. Insects.
Chapter 19. Honey Bees.
Chapter 20. Butterfly Houses.
Chapter 21. Nematodes.
Chapter 22. Chaetognaths (Arrowworms).
Chapter 23. Echinoderms.
Chapter 24. Urochordates.
Chapter 25. Diagnostic Techniques and Sample Handling.
Chapter 26. Neoplasia.
Chapter 27. Euthanasia.
Chapter 28. Laws and Regulations.
Chapter 29. Invertebrate Animal Welfare.
Chapter 30. Invertebrate Health Issues in Conservation.
Chapter 31. Sources of Invertebrates and Supplies.
Chapter 32. Reportable Diseases of Invertebrates.
Chapter 33. Drug Formulary.
Gregory A. Lewbart, MS, VMD, Dipl. ACZM, Dipl. ECZM (Zoo Health Mgt.)
Professor of Aquatic, Wildlife, and Zoological Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.