Diseases in Ornamental Fishes

Sanil, N K and Vijayan, K K (2008) Diseases in Ornamental Fishes. In: Ornamental Fish Breeding, Farming and Trade. Kurup, B Madhusoodana and Boopendranath, M R and Ravindran, K and Banu, Saira and Nair, A Gopalakrishnan,(eds.) Department of Fisheries, Thiruvananthapuram, pp. 175-189.



Any impairment that interferes with the performance of normal funcrions including responses to environmental factors, roxicants, dimare, nutrition, infectious agents etc can be termed a disease. Diseases can be caused by a variety of factors, the most important being pathogens. Other factors contributing cowards the development of disease conditions include stress, environmental/water qualiry, physical agents, nutritional imbalance, toxins etc. or a combination of these.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Disease; Ornamental Fishes
Subjects:Fish Diseases
Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
ID Code:7920
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:05 Mar 2011 17:19
Last Modified:18 Jul 2011 16:14

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