Fish Diseases and Disorders, Volume 1: Protozoan and Metazoan Infections
Edited by Patrick TK Woo, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

  " ... this work, which together with succeeding volumes will provide the definitive reference for fish and shellfish diseases and disorders for decades to come." Aquaculture 143: 421-423 (1996).
  " ... a superb text ... excellent value for money and should be on the bookshelves of all self-respecting parasitologists." International Journal for Parasitology 26: 1421-1422 (1996).
  " ... a text of great value, distinguished by its excellent presentation and thorough treatment of the subject matter." Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 8: 344 (1996).
  " ... bound to become a standard work and all libraries simply must purchase it." Journal of Fish Diseases 19: 259-260 (1996).
  " ... a valuable addition to any fish health specialist library, and also provides an excellent reference book for courses concerning aquaculture and fish health ... an important reference book for veterinarians and other animal health specialist ...". Preventive Veterinary Medicine 33: 309-310 (1998)
  " ... strongly recommend all three volumes [Vol. 1, Vol. 2 & Vol. 3] ... hope very much that these excellent books will be regularly updated." Aquarium Sciences and Conservation 2: 175-177 (1999).
  " ... the present massive trilogy [Vol. 1, Vol. 2 & Vol. 3] is in a league of its own in breadth and depth of coverage." International Zoo News 47/8: 508-513 (2000).


Table of Contents
(book cover)

 Preface (ix - x)
 Dinoflagellida (Phylum Sarcomastigophora) - E J Noga and M G Levy, (1 - 25)
 Diplomonadida, Kinetoplastida and Amoebida (Phylum Sarcomastigophora) - P T K Woo and S L Poynton, (27 - 96)
 Myxosporea (Phylum Myxozoa) - J Lom and I Dykova, (97 - 148)
 Phylum Microspora - I Dykova, (149 - 179)
 Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Cryptocaryon irritans (Phylum Ciliophora) - H W Dickerson and D L Dawe, (181 - 227)
 Trichodinidae and Other Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora) - J Lom, (229 - 262)
 Phylum Apicomplexa - K Molnar, (263 - 287)
 Monogenea (Phylum Platyhelminthes) - D K Cone, (289 - 327)
 Digenea (Phylum Platyhelminthes) - I Paperna, (329 - 389)
 Cestoidea (Phylum Platyhelminthes) - T A Dick and A Choudhury, (391 - 414)
 Phylum Nematoda - T A Dick and A Choudhury, (415 - 446)
 Phylum Acanthocephala - B B Nickol, (447 - 473)
 Phylum Arthropoda - R J G Lester and F R Roubal, (475 - 598)
 Phylum Annelida: Hirudinea as Vectors and Disease Agents - E M Burreson, (599 - 629)
 Fish-borne Parasitic Zoonoses - R C Ko, (631 - 671)
 Parasitic Diseases of Shellfish - S M Bower, (673 - 728)
 The Piscine Immune System: Innate and Acquired Immunity - W H van Muiswinkel, (729 - 750)
 Immunological Approaches and Techniques - P T Thomas and P T K Woo, (751 - 771)
 Glossary (773 - 788)
 Index (789 - 808)

Readership: Parasitologists, Pathologists, Veterinarians, Zoologists and those concerned with aquaculture and fish farming
Publication Date: June, 1995 [reprinted in 1999]
ISBN: 0 85198 823 7
Publisher: CABI Publishing