Amazon Fish Parasites,
2nd edition. [In English & Spanish]
Aquatic Biodiversity in Latin America, Volume 1
By Vernon E. Thatcher
508 pages, Illustrated, 6 7/8 x 9 1/2"
This volume covers the following Phyla and Classes: Protozoa (Myxozoa, Sporozoa), Plathelminthes (Trematoda, Monogenoidea, Cestoda), Nematoda, Acanthocephala, Crustacea (Copepoda, Branchiura, Isopoda), Hirudinea and Pentastomida that are known to parasitize Amazonian fishes. The text is written in English and the ID keys to families & genera are in both English and Spanish. Each chapter gives information on the morphology, life cycles, pathology, prevention, treatment and collection method, as well as general reference data on each taxon. An alphabetic table of host fishes with their parasites is provided.
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