Crocodiles: Biology, Husbandry and Diseases / Edition 1

Crocodiles: Biology, Husbandry and Diseases / Edition 1

by F. W. Huchzermeyer
     
 

This book is a comprehensive reference work on the biology, management and health of crocodiles, alligators and gharials. It is applicable to both farmed and captive animals.

The introductory chapter describes crocodilian anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and behavior. One chapter is devoted to important aspects of crocodile farming, namely nutrition, incubation

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Overview

This book is a comprehensive reference work on the biology, management and health of crocodiles, alligators and gharials. It is applicable to both farmed and captive animals.

The introductory chapter describes crocodilian anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and behavior. One chapter is devoted to important aspects of crocodile farming, namely nutrition, incubation of eggs, rearing, breeding, slaughter and welfare. Subsequent chapters cover transmissible, nontransmissible and organ diseases, and diseases of eggs and hatchlings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851996561
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Cabi Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.72(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Crocodiles and Alligators The Species of Crocodilians
Chapter 2: Examination of Crocodiles and Clinical Procedures
Chapter 3: Important Aspects of Crocodile Farming
Chapter 4: Diseases of Eggs and Hatchlings
Chapter 5: Transmissible Diseases
Chapter 6: Nontransmissible Diseases
Chapter 7: Organ Diseases and Miscellaneous Conditions

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