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Health and Environment in Aquaculture

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Aquaculture has been expanding in a fast rate, and further development should rely on the assimilation of scientific knowledge of diverse areas such as molecular and cellular biology, and ecology. Understanding the relation between farmed species and their pathogens and parasites, and this relation to environment is a great challenge. Scientific community is involved in building a model for aquaculture that does not harm ecosystems and provides a reliable source of healthy seafood. This book features contributions from renowned international authors, presenting high quality scientific chapters addressing key issues for effective health management of cultured aquatic animals. Available for open internet access, this book is an effort to reach the broadest diffusion of knowledge useful for both academic and productive sector.

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Health and Environment in AquacultureEdited by Edmir Carvalho

Published: April 11th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2462

ISBN: 978-953-51-0497-1

Copyright year: 2012

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53086 Total Chapter Downloads

59 Crossref Citations

126 Web of Science Citations

192 Dimensions Citations

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1. Transmission Biology of the Myxozoa

By Hiroshi Yokoyama, Daniel Grabner and Sho Shirakashi

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2. Metazoan Parasites of the European Sea Bass Dicentrarchus labrax (Linnaeus 1758) (Pisces: Teleostei) from Corsica

By Laetitia Antonelli and Bernard Marchand

2756

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3. Parasitic Diseases in Cultured Marine Fish in Northwest Mexico

By Emma J. Fajer-Avila, Oscar B. Del Rio-Zaragoza and Miguel Betancourt-Lozano

901

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4. Molecular Detection and Characterization of Furunculosis and Other Aeromonas Fish Infections

By Roxana Beaz Hidalgo and María José Figueras

1691

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5. An Overview of Virulence-Associated Factors of Gram-Negative Fish Pathogenic Bacteria

By Jessica Méndez, Pilar Reimundo, David Pérez-Pascual, Roberto Navais, Esther Gómez, Desirée Cascales and José A. Guijarro

3504

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6. Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Use, Abuse and Alternatives

By Jaime Romero, Carmen Gloria Feijoo and Paola Navarrete

16611

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7. The Use of Antibiotics in Shrimp Farming

By M.C. Bermúdez-Almada and A. Espinosa-Plascencia

6821

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8. Probiotics in Aquaculture - Benefits to the Health, Technological Applications and Safety

By Xuxia Zhou and Yanbo Wang

4039

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9. Probiotics in Aquaculture of Kuwait - Current State and Prospect

By Ahmed Al-marzouk and Azad I. Saheb

2684

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10. Use of Microarray Technology to Improve DNA Vaccines in Fish Aquaculture - The Rhabdoviral Model

By P. Encinas, E. Gomez-Casado, A. Estepa and J.M. Coll

2206

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11. Fighting Virus and Parasites with Fish Cytotoxic Cells

By M. Ángeles Esteban, José Meseguer and Alberto Cuesta

1595

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12. Bacteriocins of Aquatic Microorganisms and Their Potential Applications in the Seafood Industry

By Suphan Bakkal, Sandra M. Robinson and Margaret A. Riley

2437

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13. The Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Vertebra and Cellular Pathways to Vertebral Deformities

By Elisabeth Ytteborg, Jacob Torgersen, Grete Baeverfjord and Harald Takle

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14. Ecological Features of Large Neotropical Reservoirs and Its Relation to Health of Cage Reared Fish

By Edmir Daniel Carvalho, Reinaldo José da Silva, Igor Paiva Ramos, Jaciara Vanessa Krüger Paes, Augusto Seawright Zanatta, Heleno Brandão, Érica de Oliveira Penha Zica, André Batista Nobile, Aline Angelina Acosta and Gianmarco Silva David

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15. Aquacultural Safety and Health

By Melvin L. Myers and Robert M. Durborow

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