Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animals, 3rd Edition

By Ross, Lindsay & Ross, Barbara

Anaesthetic and Sedative (Third Edition)

The Third Edition of Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animals incorporates new emphasis on "Fish Pain And Welfare: A Rapidly Developing Area Of Interest And Debate" and "Anaesthesia And Legislation: With An International Perspective". The Second Edition of this book provided the fisheries and aquaculture industry with vital information on the use of sedation and anaesthetics to avoid stress and physical damage, which can easily be caused by crowding, capture, handling, transportation and release. Table of Contents: 1 Introduction; 2 Defining stress in aquatic animals; 3 Pain in aquatic animals; 4 The nature of anaesthesia, sedation and analgesia; 5 The features of anaesthetic agents and their legal use; 6 Anaesthesia and Legislation; 7 Factors affecting the response of aquatic ectotherms to anaesthesia; 8 Anaesthesia of fish: I Inhalation anaesthesia; 9 Anaesthesia of fish: II Inhalation anaesthesia using gases; 10 Anaesthesia of fish: III Parenteral and oral anaesthesia; 11 Anaesthesia of fish: IV Non chemical methods; 12 Anaesthesia of Aquatic Invertebrates; 13 Anaesthesia of Amphibians and Reptiles; 14 Transportation and anaesthesia; 15 Concluding remarks.


Comments & References: Third Edition. 240 pages. 39 illustrations. Fully revised and expanded. Available as a Hardcover and as an eBook (2009). Suitable for personnel involved in the aquaculture industry including fish farmers, fish veterinarians, fisheries scientists and fish biologists along with small animal veterinarians, animal laboratory managers and government and regulatory personnel. Please see record number 6107 for more information on the Second Edition of this book.

ISBN: Hardcover: 978-1-4051-4938-9; eBook: 978-1-4443-0227-1

Price: Hardcover: £114.00; EUR 142.50; eBook: £102.99; EUR 128.99

Year: 2008

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