The Aquarium Fish Medicine Handbook

The Aquarium Fish Medicine Handbook

By Roy P.E. Yanong and Gregory A. Lewbart

Practicing veterinarians, veterinary technicians, professional aquarists, fish researchers, and tropical fish hobbyists will find this thorough yet concise handbook a complete how-to guide for keeping fish under human care healthy and thriving. Whether you’re new to fish medicine and husbandry or an expert in the field, there is valuable information within these pages for you. The book is arranged in a logical order so that readers can quickly and efficiently find the information they seek. The Aquarium Fish Medicine Handbook PDF is filled with valuable and applicable information on dozens of topics including how to manage aquatic life support systems for fish, history taking, natural history, anatomy, physiology, diagnostic techniques, anesthesia, analgesia, and surgery. Virtually all of the most important ornamental fish pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites, are described and richly illustrated. There are also sections on fish welfare and conservation.

While there are many books on the market that explore the topics of ornamental fish health and care, none provide the amount of helpful information and resources in such a small, affordable package.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Aquarium Fish Families and Species
Chapter 2: Aquarium Systems and Water Quality
Chapter 3: Nutrition and Diet
Chapter 4: General Reproduction
Chapter 5: Clinical Case Work Ups: Initial Considerations
Chapter 6: Ante-Mortem Diagnostics
Chapter 7: Imaging
Chapter 8: Post-Mortem Evaluation
Chapter 9: Euthanasia, Anesthesia, and Sedation
Chapter 10: Surgery
Chapter 11: Infectious Diseases
Chapter 12: Common Medical Conditions
Chapter 13: Health Certificates/Certificate of Veterinary Inspection
Chapter 14: Drugs and Chemicals: Administration Methods and Formulary
Chapter 15: Equipment and Supplies Checklist
Chapter 16: Material Resources
References/Further Reading

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