Aquaculture Toxicology is an essential resource of practical information that covers mechanisms of toxicity and their responses to toxic agents, including aspects of uptake, metabolism and excretion of toxicants in fish, crustaceans and mollusks. This is a reliable, up-to-date, "all inclusive� reference guide that provides an understanding of toxicology information for the aquaculture industry. Written by respected international experts recognized in specific areas of toxicology, this book covers toxins at the environmental, cellular and molecular levels. It identifies areas where more research is needed to generate more knowledge to support a sustainable aquaculture industry, including pharmaceutical pollutants and microplastics.
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Table of Contents
1. Appearance of the major aquatic animal species in aquaculture 2. General Introduction Toxicology of Aquatic Animals 3. Disinfectants and Antifoulants 4. Metals 5. Agrochemicals 6. Pharmaceutical Pollutants 7. Oil and Derivatives 8. Microplastics
Frederick S.B. Kibenge Professor of Virology, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada.
Dr. Frederick Kibenge is Professor of Virology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island. He obtained his BVM from Makerere University and his PhD from Murdoch University, and he is the former Chairman of the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College. Dr. Kibenge has more than 30 years of experience investigating animal viruses and the biology of viral pathogens. His research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of virus virulence to improve on methods of virus detection and control.
Bernardo Baldisserotto Full Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Federal University of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil.
Bernardo Baldisserotto is a full professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Federal University of Santa Maria. He has published five books on fish physiology and fish culture, and has organized and participated in numerous other books and journal publications. Dr. Baldisserotto is editor-in-chief for the Physiology and Biochemistry section of Neotropical Ichthyology and associate editor of Fishes and the Journal of the World Aquaculture Society.
Roger Sie-Maen Chong Registered Veterinary Specialist of Fish Health and Production, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, UK; Registered Specialist of Veterinary Aquatic Animal Health, Queensland Veterinary Surgeons Board; Australia Veterinary Aquatic Pathologist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia.
Dr. Roger Sie-Maen CHONG is a veterinary specialist in Australia and the United Kingdom (UK), with expertise in fish and shellfish pathology as applied to the health and biosecurity of aquacultured species. He is officially registered as a specialist by the Queensland Board of Veterinary Surgeons for Veterinary Aquatic Animal Health (Australia) and by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for Fish Health and Production (UK). He is also a certified Fish Pathologist recognized by the Fish Health Section of the American Fisheries Society. Dr. Chong has worked in Hong Kong with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation, in Queensland with the Biosecurity Queensland and is presently a research fish pathologist with the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).