An Introduction to Fish Parasitological Methods

Classical and Molecular Techniques

By Kurt Buchmann

Fish parasites are becoming an increasing problem due to increased focus on aquaculture, fisheries, fish health and food hygienic aspects of fish in general. This book presents a range of classical and modern methods in fish parasitology. Thus, it is described how the reader should collect the fish hosts, isolate the parasites, prepare the material and identify the organisms. The book can be used as a handbook and as a laboratory manual by students at courses in aquaculture, fish health, fish parasitology, general parasitology, fisheries ecology and zoology.

130 pages

Publication Date: 8/10/2007
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9788791319396