Physiology of Fish in Intensive Culture Systems / Edition 1 by Gary Wedemeyer | 9780412078019 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Physiology of Fish in Intensive Culture Systems / Edition 1

Physiology of Fish in Intensive Culture Systems / Edition 1

by Gary Wedemeyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412078015

ISBN-13: 9780412078019

Pub. Date: 09/30/1996

Publisher: Springer US

This exciting new reference offers a wealth of practical and technical information on the chemical, physical and biological effects of intensive rearing conditions on hatchery fish, and the adverse effect these factors can have on their health and physical condition.

Overview

This exciting new reference offers a wealth of practical and technical information on the chemical, physical and biological effects of intensive rearing conditions on hatchery fish, and the adverse effect these factors can have on their health and physical condition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412078019
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/30/1996
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. List of Scientific Names. Chapter 1: Introduction: Historical perspective; The aquatic environment; The intensive culture environment. Chapter 2: Basic physiological functions: Introduction; Respiration and oxygen consumption; Blood and circulation; Osmoregulation; Parr-smolt transformation; Feeding, digestion, excretion; Immune protection; Stress response. Chapter 3: Effects of water quality conditions: Introduction; Water quality requirements: acidity; alkalinity; ammonia; carbon dioxide; chlorine; dissolved oxygen; hardness; heavy metals; hydrogen sulfide; nitrate, nitrite; supersaturation; temperature; Total dissolved solids, salinity; Total suspended solids, turbidity; summary; Disease problems associated with water quality conditions: Gas bubble disease (Gas bubble trauma); Methemoglobinemia (Brown blood disease); Visceral granuloma and nephrocalcinosis; Blue sac disease (Hydrocele embronalis); White spot (Coagualted yolk) disease; Soft shell disease (Soft egg disease); Algal toxins. Chapter 4: Effects of fish cultural procedures: Introduction; Crowding; Transportation; Formulated diets/adventitious toxins; Effects of smolt development; Chapter 5: Biological interactions during rearing: Introduction; Interactions between fish; Interactions between fish and microorganisms: fish-pathogens-environment relationship; Infection into disease:mechanisms; Stress-mediated diseases; Diseases as indicators of environmental quality; Managing biological interactions to prevent diseases. Chapter 6: Methods to minimize pathogen exsposure: Introduction; Biological methods; water treatment systems: Chloration; Ultraviolet light; ozone. Introduction: Basic physiological functions; Effects of water quality conditions; Effects of fish cultural procedures; Biological interactions during rearing; Methods to minimize pathogen exposure.

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