Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animals, 3rd Edition
January 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
Now fully revised and expanded, the third edition has maintained its accessible format and incorporates much new emphasis on:
• Fish pain and welfare: a rapidly developing area of interest and debate
• Anaesthesia and legislation: with an international perspective
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 will find this book a valuable and practical resource.
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
Dr Barbara Ross is Depute Headteacher, Braehead Primary, Stirling, Scotland, UK
Bryony Ross is based at the Institute of Occupational Medicine, Riccarton, Edinburgh, UK
- Comprehensively updated to reflect new emphasis on fish pain and welfare
- International perspective including detailed coverage of developments in legislation
- Detailed data on chemical nomenclature and structure of all featured anaesthetic drugs