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    • Immunity and biological methods of disease prevention and control 

      Amar, Edgar C.; Almendras, Jesus Manolo E. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      The chapter deals with the barriers that prevent microbial entry and the various internal defense mechanisms that are part of the host's arsenal in combating in combating invading microbes. It also discusses some of the ...
    • Basic epidemiological concepts for surveillance in aquaculture 

      de Blas, Ignacio (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
    • Fungal diseases 

      Leaño, Eduardo M. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      Over the past 20 years, aquatic animal mycopathogens have become the focus of considerable research. The many known occurrences of fungal diseases in wild populations and the documented devastating disease outbreaks indicate ...
    • Bacterial diseases 

      Alapide-Tendencia, Eleonor V.; de la Peña, Leobert D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      Fish and crustaceans that are not weakened by poor environmental conditions, or by other causes, such as parasitic infestation, nutritional deficiency, handling stress, or chemical intoxication, are more resistant to ...
    • Probiotics in aquaculture 

      Lio-Po, Gilda D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
    • Disease development 

      Lavilla-Pitogo, Celia R. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      Disease occurrence is one of the biggest deterrents to sustainable production in aquaculture. It is therefore important to enhance awareness among various sectors of the importance of health management in the aquaculture ...
    • Parasitic diseases and pests 

      Cruz-Lacierda, Erlinda R. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      This chapter deals with parasitic animals of significance to aquaculture because of their harmful effects on fish and crustaceans. It also illustrates the life cycle of major parasites and discusses the various methods in ...
    • Environmental and other non-infectious diseases 

      Erazo-Pagador, Gregoria E.; Pakingking Jr., Rolando V. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      The chapter presents some of the environmental non-infectious diseases of aquatic animals. Non-infectious diseases are caused by adverse environmental conditions, nutritional disorders, or genetic defects. While they can ...
    • Nutritional diseases 

      Lavilla-Pitogo, Celia R.; Amar, Edgar C. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      Diagnosis of nutritional diseases is difficult because many signs exhibited by fish are non-specific and most nutritional deficiencies are hard to define. A compilation of data on feed composition and feeding management, ...
    • Harmful and toxic algae 

      Caturao, Romeo D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      The chapter provides basic facts about harmful and toxic algae. It also discusses the conditions that stimulate their occurrence, different types of harmful and toxic algal blooms and their effects to fish and marine ...
    • Serological and DNA-based techniques in disease diagnosis 

      de la Peña, Leobert D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      The improvement of existing serological techniques, development of monoclonal antibody technology and the development of new serological approaches are all working together to provide new tools for the detection of ...
    • Histology as a tool in disease diagnosis 

      Catap, Elena S.; Cruz-Lacierda, Erlinda R. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      Histology is an important tool in fish disease diagnosis as it affords the comparison of normal structures or morphology of tissues against those from diseased fish. However, correct diagnosis and confirmation of changes ...
    • Physical, environmental, and chemical methods of disease prevention and control 

      Cruz-Lacierda, Erlinda R.; Erazo-Pagador, Gregoria E. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      Disease prevention is a primary and cost-effective method in fish health management. It is more effective and economical than attempting to stop a disease that has already set in. Preventive measures have always big advantage ...
    • Viral diseases 

      Lio-Po, Gilda D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010)
      Outbreaks of viral infections can cause massive mortalities among cultured fishes or shrimps. Water temperature and age of the fish or shrimps are significant factors that influence the development of viral infections. ...
    • Health management in aquaculture 

      Lio-Po, Gilda D.; Inui, Yasuo (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2010-07)
      A textbook on diseases of cultured warmwater fish and shrimps in the Philippines. Eleven chapters cover essential information on the basic principles of disease causation, major diseases of cultured fish and crustaceans, ...